Marjolein has hosted over 20 screenings of The Goddess Project in the Netherlands and we are so grateful for her! We sat down with her recently to learn more about what sparked her drive to support women and mothers in Holland.
Tell us about you!
My name is Marjolein Vos and I'm a mother of 4 healthy and adorable girls (between 1 & 6 years) and the founder of 'Wombfulness.' We live in a small city in The Netherlands called Zutphen. My life is all about living my truth, following my intuition and being 'just' myself. Since I've been a little girl I didn't feel welcome in this world.
I'd been looking for myself in all kinds of workshops, books, studies and relationships, but when I got pregnant for the first time I truly found what I was looking for: unlimited and unconditional love INSIDE of me.
After my first time giving birth at home in the birth pool I felt so strong and powerful... And I knew... If I can do this, other women can do this as well. So I started organizing retreats for pregnant women and mums and kids. By this I'm creating a sacred and safe haven for them to get nurtured, inspired and empowered.
How did you hear about The Goddess Project and what inspired you to bring it to your community?
It was in the summer of 2017 that I saw the trailer of The Goddess Project. Immediately I was touched and I wanted to see the movie. So I decided to host a screening myself for the city I live in. I was already working with women in women's circles and with womb healing. The messages of the film are totally in line with what I was doing.
By hosting a screening of the movie a lot of people would get inspired at the same time. So I just had to bring this film to my community.
How did the film make you feel?
The first time I saw the film I was very very very happy. I felt this big YES in my heart and in my womb space. 'This is it! This is what life, my life is all about.' I just fell in love with the film, with all the beautiful women sharing their story... and off course with Holli and Sara, the bravest heroines on the other side of the ocean.
The parts of the film that resonated the most with me is The Divine Feminine, Creation and Living your truth. These chapters is what my life is about and every time I see these parts, my inner source of creation get's such an energy boost and confirmation that I'm on the right track.
What was the energy like during the screenings?
The energy during the screenings was so powerful... I heard the laughing and the tears falling down. It was so beautiful.
I could feel the energy shifting and I knew: this isn't 'just' a film.. it's an experience that can really change peoples life in a positive way.
I've watched the whole movie probably about 17 times and I'm still not bored of it!
Did The Goddess Project have a positive impact on you and your community?
Yes, definitely! For me personally it has been a deepening and empowering journey. I learned to value myself more. And Nancy from the movie, from her I learned to live my dream even more and I embraced her message that even I can have a bigger life!
I had to get way out of my comfort zone to really allow myself to feel this. But I did! And magical things are happening! I want to share this film with as many people as possible. I'm so happy that more and more people in my country are hosting screenings of The Goddess Project. My country is very open to this beautiful film.
Until now I've shown the movie to at least 2000 people and I think I can count on 1 hand how many people didn't like The Goddess Project. And I have to admit that it's kind of addictive to host screenings. Once you start and see all these happy and shiny people afterwards... you just can't stop! At least I can't!
What advice would you give to women and girls?
What a beautiful question. I'm imagining saying this to my daughters: you are a blessed, marvelous and powerful (little) woman. Everything you'll ever need to feel this, you are carrying inside of you. Your womb space is like a universe, a source of creation, love and happiness. Remember that every choice you'll ever have to make, you can make! Trust your intuition and you'll always be on the right track.
Is there anything else you would like to share?
I wish I could find the right words to express my gratitude to you both for being so courageous... How two young people can make such an incredible positive impact on this planet... I'm totally in awe...
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