A wondrous feathering Friday…

I’ve had one of those weeks…so, I finally have some time to check in and share about upcoming creative and beauty adventures! Today, I indulged in a plant peel facial, an eyebrow wax and my first summer pedicure for this year at Haven–Muskego’s go to spa for Aveda products. The day here is hot and sticky, […]

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Monday spiritual Ruminations: one last reflection on DVA…

October is nearly gone. The leaves, colors, scents all are whisked away by winds portending the coming of Winter. With the passing of this month goes a heightened awareness of Domestic Violence. Today’s post is one last reflection, one that speaks to the hope of healing. It elicits an earlier time of year that seems […]

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Monday spiritual Ruminations: and hope must be their names.

Tonight I pose  questions, ruminations, and a call for healing and hope. I first penned this poem four years ago, upon hearing of yet another murder resulting from domestic violence. I wonder if hope has been given a chance in the aftermath. A woman was killed Wednesday afternoon in what police described as a suspected domestic […]

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Your Arms of Strength and Love

As we end this month of Sexual Abuse Awareness, I offer one final prayer/poem. “Your Arms of Strength and Love” was birthed in a very vivid dream–one in which I feel quite certain that I encountered God. It flows from a time of emotional abuse at the hands of an employer. Fifteen years out from […]

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the balm of gilead

April has been a time of journey for me through this land of blogging. I am grateful to all who have accompanied me as I shared various prayers and poems created from the hearts and voices of many who perceive themselves as voiceless. I hope these writings have given sound to both the sadness and the […]

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Restore to Wholeness…

The Parish at which I minister has a lively, tiny group composed of two women. Our mission is to raise awareness around the difficult topics of Domestic and Sexual Violence. We began this effort seven or eight years ago.  Throughout that time we have sponsored a Take Back the Night Event, various film/discussions, prayer services, […]

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