motherhood

Developing Self-Trust

“Let ’em look.” –MotherJana How do you know you can trust yourself to make wise decisions? Trust in yourself is trust in God. It’s that simple. And that complicated. Having trust in one of these is the way you learn to have trust in the other, because it’s a partnership, you see. Two things: You have some problematic assumptions I need to clear you of. (I hope I remember the […]

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The Magic of Women

I want to tell you a story about the magic of women. This is one story. One. There are so many others to tell. Story One: Enter Elizabeth My middle daughter is now 10, but after I gave birth to her, I experienced a kind of anxiety and fear I had never before known. Giving birth to her, under the care of an amazing midwife, was inordinately painful, and au […]

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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 Courage to Heal

I have both a mother and a daughter within me. For I am both a mother and a daughter. And what I recognize, as issues come up in my life, is the old schema: The wise crone. The rebellious youth. These beings have been at odds in my soul, and yet they are one. Unifying these parts is the key to my success in this life. And I am only […]

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