Quotes

We Are In The Process Of Becoming (International Women’s Day) …

Hope has two beautiful daughters. Their names are anger and courage; anger at the way things are, and courage to see that they do not remain the way they are. — Augustine of Hippo from Spirituality and Liberation: Overcoming the Great Fallacy May you know the presence of those who have passed through the desert… Continue reading We Are In The Process Of Becoming (International Women’s Day) …

Poems, Quotes

Heal The World Through Joy …

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God,which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ… Continue reading Heal The World Through Joy …

Prayers

Blessing Prayer: To Our Daughters …

May your life always be counterpoint to the clamour of the world. May you delight in dancing lightly with life. May you soar on eagles wings.. high above the madness of the world. May you always sing melody in the symphony of your life May you taste.. smell and touch your dreams of a beautiful… Continue reading Blessing Prayer: To Our Daughters …

Prayers

A Prayer for All Women on Mother’s Day …

I want you to know I’m praying for you if you are like Tamar, struggling with infertility, or a miscarriage. I want you to know that I’m praying for you if you are like Rachel, counting the women among your family and friends who year by year and month by month get pregnant, while you… Continue reading A Prayer for All Women on Mother’s Day …

Days In The Desert, Prayers, Quotes

Desert Day 09: A Way In The Wilderness …

In the early centuries of the church, as Christianity continued to find its form, women and men who sought to follow Christ began to move into the deserts of Egypt, Palestine, and Syria. Leaving behind the familiar landscapes they had known, they went into the wilderness to divest themselves of all that separated them from… Continue reading Desert Day 09: A Way In The Wilderness …

Quotes, Vocations

My Journey to Wisdom …

Once upon a time a child of happiness danced upon the land, knew friendship with the earth and celebrated life with her love of solitude and simple things. She grew into a young woman, whose vision of self was clouded, clothed with the complexities of insecurity and the necessity of leaving the hallowed womb of… Continue reading My Journey to Wisdom …

Quotes

Anger Is a Woman …

Anger is a woman who has learned that pleasantness is not the way to peacefulness, that silence is not the way to strength. Anger is a woman who has learned to breathe from her belly; who waits at your door, bringing you offerings; who knows your true name and gives it back to you. She… Continue reading Anger Is a Woman …

Media, Poems

What If I Am Not Sadness?

https://youtu.be/WyVFGXrPhVI What if I am not sadness? What if I am not grief? What if I am not my victim’s story Nor am I my pain? What if they are all part of me but not fully me? What if I am just me? What if I am joy without reason…happiness in all seasons? What… Continue reading What If I Am Not Sadness?

Quotes

The Real Woman Creed …

I believe that within me lies an extraordinary radiance, and I commit to letting my light loose in the world. I believe that the source of my power and wisdom is in the center of my being, and I commit to acting from this place of strength. I believe that I possess an abundance of… Continue reading The Real Woman Creed …