Becoming Rooted

So many of us are cut off from our source, from the essence within us that knows things, feels things, trusts the knowledge within us. We are taught to strategize and manipulate and control. We are taught to overpower, to plan things out to get what we want. But we are part of nature, and nature doesn’t do this. Nature just grows. It moves through cycles. It withers at times, […]

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Maybe Don’t Put a Ring On It?

Let me start out this post by saying 1) I am a total romantic, and 2) I don’t judge anyone for making the choices he or she feels is best for them, including choices they believe will make them happy for the rest of their lives. And let me also add 3), which is that I am not an angry woman. When women say the things I’m about to say, […]

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Video Check-in (Confessions, Meditations, Words, Words, Words)

MotherJana is going all wild in this joint, expanding through Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. She’s just spreading her motherly wizardly vibes around this weird world, seeing what makes her and others happy. If you missed Friday’s confessional, click below to learn more about the Gospel of Mary Magdalene (hidden, now revealed, like the gooey chocolate center of Christianity!), why church rules don’t often work, and topics like yoga, finding your […]

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The End of Rock Bottom

At the end of 2015, just after Christmas, I packed a small bag and headed to Manhattan for a couple of days. The first song on the musical playlist I had made was Van Morrison’s “Astral Weeks”: If I ventured in the slipstream Between the viaducts of your dream Where immobile steel rims crack And the ditch in the back roads stop Could you find me? Would you kiss-a my […]

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You Have It To Give

  Money is the root of so much awesomeness. –Jen Sincero, author of You AreĀ a Badass at Making Money When I was in Europe this past summer, finding churches to pray in, places to write blog posts, I recognized heaven exists not in some far-off land, but right here, on earth. It is inside us, if we have the bravery and persistence to tap in. In every direction is beauty […]

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