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Empowered  Leadership of Women, Creativity and Sacred Activism

Empowered Leadership of Women, Creativity and Sacred Activism

      I am blessed to be surrounded by women who are empowered leaders. Who have vision and see the gifts and talents of others as  necessary to hone, develop and implement that vision. Women who have creative problem solving capabilities because they think outside the box (some keep the box to make a […]

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February. The Shadow. Grace. A tale of release!

February. The Shadow. Grace. A tale of release!

These frigid temperatures and the immense amount of effort involved in shoveling, making sure pipes don’t freeze, animals and children are safe and cars are maintained is nothing short of exhausting and draining. February is a challenging month for the winter season just seems never ending and despite hot flashes that appear at the most […]

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Women! Be Wise!

Women! Be Wise!

    There are times when your world shifts and you realize how conditioned you are to thinking and feeling a certain way about things that happen in life. I am blessed by a rebellious spirit and an insatiable curiosity that has allowed me to question and shift perspective about many ingrained cultural assumptions. Spent […]

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Everything is Holy Now

Everything is Holy Now

    In my middle years, I move farther away from certainty about God to fall deeper into the mystery of it all.  I sing, praise, dance, cry, plead, rage and wrestle my way into mystery. I remember a life  changing conversation many years back with a retired Methodist minister who had a reputation of […]

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The Familiarity of Fear

The Familiarity of Fear

It starts as this pinprick.  The insidious nature of fear as it freezes the body and at the same time makes the heart pump furiously to send all the blood away from the organs to the outer extremities. It can happen so suddenly that it feels like someone punched you in the stomach or it […]

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