A Ladder to the Light: A Conversation with Steven Charleston and Sarah Quint

“Darkness will not last forever. Together we can climb toward the light.” Editor’s note: When I received my copy of A Ladder to the Light: An Indigenous Elder’s Meditations on Hope and Courage by Steven Charleston, I teared up. The book found me at the right time. His words were a balm and a benediction […]

“Let the Pandemic Catapult You Forward” with Rev. Catina Martin

Trigger warning: Mention of death and death of loved ones. Editor’s Note: Hello, SheLovelys! I’m excited to share with you this conversation I had with Rev. Catina Martin. In the harshness of the pandemic, Catina felt like a gentle pause and a warm reminder to root myself deep in Truth. As a chaplain who currently […]

Sisters in Mental Illness: A Story of Redemption

Trigger Warning: Mention of sexual assault, abuse and suicide attempts. “…that is what faith is. Living in the not knowing and trusting that God has something better for us.” This month, we’re invited into Christine Hallman’s story. Christine, who is diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and anxiety, has endured sexual assault, eating disorders, abuse and […]

Sisters in Mental Illness: Self Compassion in the Time of Covid-19

“Self-care naturally comes when we have a good relationship with ourselves and we have self-compassion.” Covid-19 is shifting our worlds, and for many of us, it’s also affecting our mental health. How can we care for our bodies and our minds? Are we being kind to ourselves? How do we process what’s happening around us? […]

Sisters In Mental Illness: When You Lose A Parent (featuring Olive Chan)

Trigger warning: Mention of postpartum depression and loss of a loved one. “Watching my dad die was sacred but it was traumatic. The process was so quick and it was traumatic. Having people who care about me sit and listen to the whole story and weep with me; that was so healing. They loved me […]