Eff Sh*t Up Friday – Are you choking on your manners?

I grew up with a grandma who was obsessed with Emily Post. Manners ruled everything in her house. She was old school with a side of feminism mixed in. We did not mess around with swearing (that never caught on), napkins on our lap (I nearly didn’t go on a 2nd date with my husband…

Monday Mayhem – This Pagan Christian Woman Walks into a bar

Just kidding…I walked into a church but none the less the premise is the same. One day in 2017 I walked into an Episcopal Church with my family. We were greeted by a lady named Phyllis at the door and given some rolls. As we moved through the service I wept and wept. It was…

Monday Mayhem – Conscious Transformational Love

Conscious love is “love in the service of inner transformation”—or if you prefer, “inner transformation in the service of love.” – Cynthia Bourgeault Love. Self love. Love of self. Romantic love. Love of others. Conscious love. Love of change. Loving with our whole entire hearts is an act of social justice. In a world that…

Eff Sh*t Up Friday – Pro choice/Anti abortion shame

Fundamentally the pro choice/anti abortion movement cannot survive without women. It’s survival is built on the foundational premise that it is critical to shame each other and our choices as women. Now – I know this is troubling. When I shared this idea with my husband he said, “Whooo you are gonna piss some women…

Monday Mayhem – I keep journals in my purse

I keep journals in my purse. I keep journals in my purse to write down inspiring thoughts. I keep journals in my purse to write down inspiring thoughts to share with others. Today I found the journals from my time in my PhD program and I wanted to share some of those thoughts with you….

Eff Sh*t Up Friday – Poem for Graceful Revolution

Grace is the revolution Grace is stepping into the unknown Grace is willingness to fail Grace is being open to hearing how you have hurt others and changing your response to life instead of using defensiveness to cope Grace is knowing that something bigger than you is giving you strength Grace is knowing you have…

Monday Mayhem – You Are Worthy

As a child I used to tell stories that were more 1/2 truth than truth. I did it because I wanted people to see me and I wanted to feel loved. I wanted to be worthy of love. I wanted to be worthy of Gods love. Because then I would get to heaven to see…

Eff Sh*t Up Friday – The revolution is within you

This week I walked in three different labyrinths. This is what I wrote after my walks. The revolution is within you. The calling is within you. The magnificent presence of the divine feminine is within you. You are prepared to conceive of your greatest life. This will be a challenge but I stand here waiting,…

Monday Mayhem – How do you receive love?

The Universe sure does want me to recognize my capacity to receive the gifts it is trying to send me right now. Unexpectedly, Mary Houston and I talked about it on my Facebook live last week. Check out that conversation right here. My friend Dr. Wendy Boring talked about it in her sermon yesterday when…

Monday Mayhem – Love One Another

I grew up hearing “love one another.” It was a phrase woven into the fabric of the culture I grew up in in Utah. Often said, rarely practiced. Today was the first time that I actually heart it in scripture, read out loud directly from the Bible in church. Us Episcopals are so good with our…