Bridget Mcguire fell in love with God when she was thirty-five years old. Drowning in a sea of diapers and lost in her routine life as a mother and wife, she felt invisible until that day in 1980 when she was on a retreat in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California. Caught up in an unexpected encounter with God, Bridget’s life was turned upside down forever.
Her journey of transformation wasn’t easy. The tragedies she endured, a brutal divorce, betrayal, forbidden love, and the agony of death, challenged her to continue to reach deep inside and hold on to the dignity of her own divinity. Her story is about the struggle to live the extraordinary in her ordinary life.
Forty-nine percent of the people in the United States have had mystical experiences but were afraid to talk about them. Ordinary Mystic is one of the first novels to offer readers permission to recognize and honor the mystical experience and feel comfortable sharing their stories.