I was trying to get into the spirit of the season and I just heard a mom on the "uplifting and positive" radio station who called in and shared her fears about her son starting to date in the world we live in today. She was so afraid that he would be called out as … Continue reading The Season to Believe.
In the interview with Father James Martin called Finding God in All Things, there were so many things that he mentioned that reminded me of the importance of the work that I do, which is to bring these amazing and beautiful messages together across those boundaries. When Father Martin speaks of St. Ignatius and how he “wanted us to be free of anything that kept us from following God” it reminds me of how St. Theresa teaches us to let go of all the things of this world that are clouding our vision, keeping us busy, and keeping us separated from God.
I hate to tell you, but the tools and techniques that science has found to be the most effective are things that sound kind of spiritual or “natural”. They tell you to try exercise and meditation. They tell you to learn to be mindful and present. They have even found that hugs can heal and prayer works. They say to go outside in nature. It all works.
My book is being re-birthed into a larger sphere with a broader reach.
I was just at another Used Book Store looking for some inspiration and wisdom from the stories on the shelves and I wondered as I walked the aisles how I will feel when I first see one of my books at the Used Book Store. At first I thought it would be sad that someone … Continue reading A Journey Towards Letting Go
I just wanted to send you a message to tell you how much I appreciated and LOVED your book! I believe it was by no coincidence that our paths crossed, and your book came into my life right when I needed it! When I ordered the book (it had been on my "to read" list … Continue reading Praise for The Birth of Magdalena
You will come away with a deep sense of awe and inspiration in the power of her story that she so generously shares with you.
I got a lovely message from one of my Birth Support for Survivors workshop attendees. It makes my heart sing to hear feedback like this! It is time to start the healing. If you work with women in the childbearing years, consider joining us for an upcoming training or contact me to arrange a workshop … Continue reading Birth Support for Survivors Workshop
When I started writing my story it was because women would say things to me like; “well, you can do that because you are strong” or “oh, you are that type of woman, but I am not”... and I was always a little shocked and perplexed because I still did not feel strong or courageous. … Continue reading The Meaning Of Antevasin
When I woke up from my first birth, battered and broken…it was a wake-up call for me about how I had gotten there. I had wanted my children to have a beautiful birth and I felt like I had failed them. But looking back after years of processing this, I understand that I got the … Continue reading Finding My Voice