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Starlette Thomas Raceless Gospel

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Reverend Starlette Thomas joins us to help us see our skin color for what it is and deconstruct what it is not as she pastorally and prophetically disrupts and dismantles the racialized body of Christ so that we can reconstruct and re-member a Church body that reflects Christ and his gospel. Show Notes Coming Soon […]

Episode 42. (Un)Racialized Body of Christ w/ Rev. Starlette Thomas

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Listen on Apple Podcasts. Listen on Spotify. On this episode of Sanctuary Woman, I want to invite you to reconnect your mind, with your body, through awareness of your body, listening to what your body is communicating to you. What God is communicating to you, through your body. Your body that God made in their […]

Episode 40. Body Scan Meditation

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Imagine for a moment if the church stopped wearing the lenses of ableism, ​​discrimination that favors able-bodied people. Have you ever considered how our resurrected Christ was still a wounded one – a disabled one, even? Jesus may have risen from the dead – Alleluia! – but he was not without his wounds and scars.  […]

Episode 39. Divine & Disabled Bodies with Dr. Amy Kenny

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Our bodies matter deeply, as much as our mamas, our churches or our culture tries to tell us otherwise – that it’s only what’s on the inside that matters. That’s not true.  Our bodies matter.  They are matter, and it’s okay for them to take up space. It’s okay for YOU to take up space.  […]

We are kicking off a new series this week about our bodies. Here at Sanctuary Woman, we are intentional about making our spirituality an embodied one, and repairing the holy connection between our spiritual and sexual selves. So for the next few weeks, we are going to explore what it looks like to pursue being […]

Episode 36. The Wisdom Of Your Body with Dr. Hillary McBride

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Hello! Welcome to the first episode of 2022. If you’re like me, you’re probably tired of hearing new year, new ______ [fill in the blank advertisements, promotions, social media posts]. To be frank, I’m struggling with the transition into the new year and all the pressure – whether real or imagined – attached to entering […]

35. Passing the Peace: A Guided Prayer for the New Year

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Welcome to the fourth and final week of Advent. We’re almost there!  HE is almost here! But… we keep waiting. We keep longing for things to be made right. For a little while longer.  Today we are waiting with Kat Armas. Kat is a Cuban-American writer and podcaster from Miami, FL who holds a dual […]

Welcome to the third week of Advent. The Advent season invites us into the divine feminine – of waiting and co-creating, of cycling through the now and the not yet, of experiencing the birth pangs, remembering loss and darkness, of hoping for life and light.  We long for a savior as we are pregnant with […]

Episode 33. Incarnation and Feminine Spirituality with Shannon K. Evans

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Welcome to the second week of Advent. Advent season is an invitation to journey alongside Mary as we begin the Christian year, not with the birth – not yet – but in the womb where Hope is conceived and new life is being formed. As Mary carries and gives life to the Son of God, […]

Episode 32. Co-creators of Life and Loss with Dr. Christy Bauman

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It’s Advent… The Promised One is finally on his way.  But he’s not here. Not yet. So we wait… and in this Advent series, we’re going to sit with Mary while we wait… and wait expectantly with her.  A few years ago, while I was pregnant with a son of my own, I walked into […]