let me make something clear.

Today I received a call that made the random spike in my blog stats yesterday make sense. I was going to be doing ministry at a local church, that was revoking my permission to do so, because I’ve openly talked about my affair – confessing it – and how God has worked through even the…

victims, complimentarians, and victims of complimentarianism.

It’s taken me a long time to say this, and to address this. It hurts me so much to bring myself back through my personal experience with the damage that was inflicted on me using the complimentarian views on men’s and women’s roles. But as I’ve worked though that pain, moving through the stages of…

keep your hands to yourself. | a very angry, fed up poem

To preface, I’d like to state that only some of these are my personal experiences, and that inspiration was drawn from not just my life, but the lives of women around me that I love and admire. Also, I acknowledge that many are my own opinion, and not everyone will agree. That’s fine (but keep…

yoga is not a religion.

Let me repeat that: yoga is NOT a religion. Nor does it belong to any one religion. In fact, it’s merely a philosophy developed independently of religion but adopted by religions to enhance worship experiences of the individuals practicing. In Luke 10, Jesus says the greatest commandment is to “‘Love the Lord your God with…

forgiving (the verb, not the adjective) God.

One of our Holy Yoga leaders dropped a bomb of truth on us at retreat that was less like my mind was blown, and more like a pebble was dropped into the water, and it just continued – continues – to ripple and effect so many of my thoughts about and prayers to God. She…

sad and sweet release.

At one point during our immersion training last week, time was set apart for us to sit before our leader as she washed our hands in water and oil as a symbol of our cleansing in release of something that no longer served us. As we sat together, going one by one, and I searched…