Explorations of life, belief, the sacred and profane by a free range Priestess and fellow travelers.
Current explorations: Prayer, reclaiming the rosary and the Divine Feminine and our sacred relationship to plants and animals.
“When we pick up the rosary, we are like a small child reaching out to hold Our Lady’s hand.”The Way of the Rose, The Radical Path of the Divine Feminine Hidden in the Rosary by Perdita Finn & Clark Strand
“Holy Mother is not meant to be a fence: Holy Mother is a Gate.”Untie the Strong Woman: Blessed Mother’s Immaculate Love for the Wild Soul by Clarissa Pinkola Estés
Reverence, Rosaries & Rebellion Blog
Thoughts, Ideas and Resources for Living A Modern Spiritual Life
So I’m pretending to be an organized business with “seasons” just for fun. (Worth a shot right? lol😜) I’m just SO stoked to connect to Makuahine Nui (Great Mother) and co-create some new free-range rosaries, malasContinue reading “Free Range Inspiration for Summer 2021”
Creating this site and starting a micro-business making and selling rosaries has me thinking a lot more about my Catholic upbringing. I’ve also been pleasantly surprised to find a community with many other Ex / FormerContinue reading “What kind of _____ Catholic are you ?”
Ever since I was a kid, I’ve been fascinated with the Lotus flower. They grow in the muck and rise up toward the sun to bloom on the surface of the water (usually, some grow inContinue reading “Why I love the symbolism of the Lotus Blossom”
What to do with my Great Grandmother’s broken rosary? According to family lore, it was buried with her back in the 1950’s. It appeared again in my Great Aunt’s jewelry box many years later.
I recently re-discovered the more than amazing Father Seán ÓLaoire. He’s my second favorite Irish former Catholic priest. (The late John O’Donohue is the first.) No longer a formal part of the Church, he is theContinue reading “A Cosmic View of the Glorious Mysteries”
What happens when a Buddhist Nun and a Catholic Priest get together to talk about cultivating courage in difficult times? Truth and hilarity ensue.
The name for the endemic Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle is Honu and they are one of my most beloved creatures in Hawaii. I frequently include Honu beads in my rosaries and prayer beads. I ❤️ Honu!Continue reading “Honu Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle Symbolism”
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