Does such a thing even exist? Of course. Yes! But that’s a concession, not a boast. A masculine spirituality has a decidedly yang quality to it, an imbedded bias for action. Thus, some women are more yang than some men just as some men are more yin than some women. Wherever we find it, a bias for action needs to be examined and undone. We are human beings, after all, not human doings. “Know the male,” advises the Tao, “but keep to the female.” Most of what yang-men do is unnecessary. That was Gurdjieff’s definition of sin—whatever is unnecessary.
Women best resolve the problems that women have. Feminist men are for decoration.
Does patriarchy work? Of course it does! (It works for men.) But things change, and now “wife”, as a serviceable term, stands on the cusp of retirement.
Yoga is our new religion. Its priesthood is female. That’s a nice change.
Do you draw joy from her, my son? Do you lower the bucket into her depths and draw it up brimming, so that her eyes well?
Or do you make jokes?