If my boyfriend spoke to me the way my mind does, I would dump him

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Laura Paskell-Brown is active in Women of Spirit and Faith. Aside from studying for a PhD, she is having trouble reconciling her spiritual path and the voices in her head.Week one of the 28-day meditation challenge is over.For the first seven days, the challenge was to sit for 20 minutes daily and watch my breath. No intervention, no forcing it, just watching.So I’m watching…watching…but my mind keeps getting in the way: “Hey loser, did I mention that you suck at this meditating t … [Read more...]

When we act as the Divine Feminine…we see leadership in a new way (Part II)

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Laura Paskell-Brown is active in Women of Spirit and Faith, where she edits this blog, and facilitates circles.  She lives in Brooklyn with her roommate Doan and a cat called Rupert.I’ve always been a mouthy, precocious little bugger. I was the kid at school voted “Most likely to be Prime Minister”. I turned every discussion into a debate, and my favourite activity was “being proved right”, which, according to me, happened rather frequently.So an organisation dedicated to developing t … [Read more...]

When we act as the Divine Feminine…we learn a new self-respect

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Jamia Wilson is a feminist media activist, organizer and storyteller. Born Baptist, turned Christian mystic with an open heart and mind to all forms of spiritual truth, Jamia is a member of the young leaders council at Women of Spirit and Faith. A few weeks ago, Laura, the mighty editrix of The Divine Feminine blog and my Women of Spirit of Faith sister asked me to reflect on these words: When we act as the Divine Feminine…we respect everyone no matter who they are.My instinc … [Read more...]


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