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…

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….

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…

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…

Monday Mayhem – Giving up fear for Lent

Giving up fear for Lent has meant facing some of my greatest fears: I had ants take over my desk and I am terrified of ants. Jim’s ex wife took him to court again last week and we always navigate fear around that. Not having the money to travel where I need to get to…

Monday Mayhem – Passionate advocacy: A calling for change

Help me to invoke the wisdom of those who have come before me and the wisdom of those I am here to lead. When I started thinking about Passionate Advocacy and what that means two questions came to mind. Where can you bring more love to your life? What needs to be cleared away for…

Eff Sh*t Up Friday – I EFFING LOVE YOU!

When is the last time you got a juicy love letter? Dear you, Yes YOU. Thank you for loving me. Thank you for gracing me with your delicious, juicy, magical ways. Thank you for becoming a part of my community and sharing with me all of the way that my words and my voice inspire…

Monday Mayhem – Be grateful dammit

I am grateful for the community we have begun to build in Corvallis. It is built on a foundation of love. I am grateful for the love of my children. I am grateful for the heart song that connects my soul to Jim in all of its beauty. I am grateful for my ability to…