Women Rising: Learning to Listen, Reclaiming Our Voice Book Review

Women Rising: Learning to Listen, Reclaiming Our Voice by Meghan Tschanz This is such a powerful and evocative book in that it names so many of the particular issues and the unearned privilege that U.S. American’s and Christians have long hid behind–contributing to systemic issues and oppressive harms that affect women around the world andContinue reading “Women Rising: Learning to Listen, Reclaiming Our Voice Book Review”

Rescuing the Gospel from the Cowboys, Book Review

Absolutely necessary, incredibly thorough, essential reading if you want to understand what decolonizing Christianity looks like, understand the violent history of missions in this country, and the beauty of contextualization and storytelling. Dr. Richard Twiss, Sicunga Lakota, was an Indigenous leader and organic intellectual, who passed away in 2013. His book was published posthumously; theContinue reading “Rescuing the Gospel from the Cowboys, Book Review”

Front Porch Open Mic in Upland, CA

I’m excited to share that I am hosting an Open Mic coming up very soon! If you’re anywhere near Upland, CA I would love to have you. Sing, recite or read poetry, share a short story and join us @newroomcommunity for Open Mic! Front Porch is our theme based on my love for @joy__williams song by the sameContinue reading “Front Porch Open Mic in Upland, CA”

Lenten Yoga in Upland, CA

Take up the practice of Yoga for Lent and join us for six weeks of gentle, hatha yoga and contemplative prayer. Make sure to bring a mat and water. Yoga blocks if you have them, and a blanket or throw, or extra layer for the end of class. No experience required. All bodies welcome. DonationsContinue reading “Lenten Yoga in Upland, CA”

Call of the Mourning Dove Book Review

I received this lovely book to review and got to enjoy the first part of it just after I completed my grad school applications back in October and my nephew and I went off to the park so he could play and I relaxed with this book, The Call of the Mourning Dove: How SacredContinue reading “Call of the Mourning Dove Book Review”

Mid-July Reflections on a Monday

This year has been about looking forward and making moves and steps and building on from this foundation of healing and starting over. It’s been a slow road, so the occasional reminders of how far I’ve come are vital. In yet another round of “my body reminds me” that at this time back in 2012Continue reading “Mid-July Reflections on a Monday”

My Celtic Christian Journey Video

My Celtic journey began with a trip to Colorado this Spring for the Colorado School of Celtic Consciousness and Heartbeat Pilgrimage taught by John Philip Newell, and my first year. Eager to return again next year for year two. Enjoy this glimpse into year one as I spent a few days in the beautiful RedContinue reading “My Celtic Christian Journey Video”

My Red Sea Road Day

  Today (May 27, 2019) is the Celebration of my Red Sea Road – Exodus day. My liberation day. My get the hell out of there day. To know me is to know that milestones and anniversaries are a pretty big deal to me. This is one of those days. I began putting miles betweenContinue reading “My Red Sea Road Day”

Your Flesh is a Poem

Your Flesh is A Poem is an Online Course: A Guided & Creative Journey & Integrated Spirituality of the Body Designed to: + CONNECT with the FEMININE HEART of GOD  + HEAL the RIFT BETWEEN YOUR BODY, HEART, & SPIRIT  + UNRAVEL CENTURIES OF CONDITIONING + RECLAIM YOUR LIFE, YOUR VOICE, YOUR BODY,  & YOURContinue reading “Your Flesh is a Poem”