Self Compassion Meditation and Prayer Beads

The world has been extra crazy these last couple of years. How we navigate it can be expanded and made more bearable with a self compassion practice. I created these beads for just that. The beads chosen correlate to 5 ways to engage with compassion for yourself and then extend it out toward others. YouContinue reading “Self Compassion Meditation and Prayer Beads”

Free Range Rosaries Origin Story

One year ago today I sold my first Free Range Rosary on Etsy. This was my first official sale and it just so happens that the same person who purchased it, just bought another one of my creations yesterday. I’m still unclear on whether it’s freerange or free range or free-range but that hasn’t stoppedContinue reading “Free Range Rosaries Origin Story”

What is a Free Range Rosary?

I started making rosaries a little over a year ago. I had started praying the rosary again last year out of need, desperation really and I came to make rosaries out of a need to create love out of misery; to walk a spiral around the difficulties of the worst time in my life, spreadingContinue reading “What is a Free Range Rosary?”

A Spiritual Practice for Guilt

We come to prayer and meditation for many reasons. Some have a daily practice, some come to prayer the way you grab the “Oh Jesus” handle in the car when things get rough. Praying for help in the clutch of difficulty is as old as old gets. Then there are the long-term difficulties that seepContinue reading “A Spiritual Practice for Guilt”

Free Range Inspiration for Summer 2021

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, malas and chaplets this summer. Summer is almost here! More are people vaccinated and some places can see ahead toContinue reading “Free Range Inspiration for Summer 2021”

Rosaries For Rebels: Non Churchy Ways to Use the Beads

This article is by my dear friend and podcast co-host Cyndera Quakenbush. It was originally published here on Your Tango. Check out her work with Story Through Stone. If you’re anything like me and about 23% of all Americans, you are not affiliated with any religion. What cannot be captured in a poll, however, areContinue reading “Rosaries For Rebels: Non Churchy Ways to Use the Beads”

Our Art of Heaven Hallowed Be a New Prayer

This summer I found a beautiful translation of the Our Father prayer and shared it with my Rosary Circle. We soon adopted it into our rosary practice, using it for the first Pater (Our Father) bead. This translation is from the original Aramaic and was done by Neil Douglas-Klotz, who is a religious studies, spirituality,Continue reading “Our Art of Heaven Hallowed Be a New Prayer”