...Through showing up, listening and holding space for one another we managed to replace fear and shame with refuge, truth and dignity. This site exists because I believe we need more of that in this world– and that we need it now more than ever.
One warrior's journey to discovery of the power of a tribe of women By Micah Pascual I was listening to Priscilla Shirer (the protagonist of War Room) when I started remembering how precious my time was with my pack of women. I remembered for almost three years, I always looked forward to Wednesday nights to … Continue reading Guest Post: In the Company of Women, I Flourish(ed)
For a while in college I told people (namely, my gal pals) that “my type” of guy was big and broad. I would say that I liked a man with a little meat on his bones, that I’d prefer a linebacker type. But it wasn’t really true. I’ve always liked ’em skinny. Tall and skinny … Continue reading What Glee taught me about myself
Even though it's my turn and I'm overdue, I cast around for every excuse imaginable to avoid this commitment to blog today. Because this space is about being able to be raw and real. And the real me today has been cussing and saying things really loudly-- a lot. I am angry. I am enraged. When … Continue reading Treating Rage as Sacred
This post comes from 22 yr old Jennie, a member of the With Her Heart community and fierce advocate-- for others and for herself. I thought a lot about what I wanted to say for my first ever guest post, and I surprised myself with what I came up with after a lot of thought … Continue reading Guest Post: On being my own Advocate
Writing is the way I process my life. It’s amazing to me that I have never kept a regular journal, because when I’m not sure what I’m feeling or thinking, or what to do about what I am feeling or thinking, writing about it always helps. I always end up exactly where I need to … Continue reading Let It Go
My mom always used to say, "Don't sweat the petty stuff... and don't pet the sweaty stuff." While I have always understood what that meant, I wasn't really able to live this motto until recently. // In a job environment, I work best when given clear expectations and frequent feedback. Fortunately my boss provides clear … Continue reading Sweaty? Or Just Petty?
This weekend I piled in a car with some high school girls and went to see Maze Runner: The Death Cure. Back when the first movie first came out (which was three and a half years ago if you can believe it) I was sufficiently sucked in. I read the first book on the same … Continue reading Not Sure, but Jumping Anyway
We as human beings love powerful images. We love dramatic stories. They inspire us. They spark our emotions. We love a story with a beginning, middle, and end. A story told in an image of suffering or of overcoming. These stories and the images they evoke–or from which they are evoked–ignite passion and make us … Continue reading The Stories We Don’t Tell That Matter
."The test is positive. You are pregnant!" "Oh my God! How amazing! Can I take the baby home today?" *....* Can you imagine being so enthusiastic at the stage of realizing conception that you mistake it for birth? This may sound extreme, but I would challenge you to consider that it isn't a far stretch … Continue reading On Being, Beginning, Becoming
These words are not mine~ but they are certainly worth sharing as Mother's Day approaches. Follow the link at the bottom to view the original post in full. "To those who gave birth this year to their first child—we celebrate with you To those who lost a child this year – we mourn with you … Continue reading Mother’s day tribute to ALL the warriors.