Statement Opposing the Dismantling of Roe vs. Wade

The priestesses of Sophia Rising affirm the inherent right of all people who can become pregnant to access safe, affordable abortions in their own communities. We lament the possible stripping away of this right in the U.S. Constitution, and we mourn the key role Christian faith institutions have played in the devastating reality we now…… Continue reading Statement Opposing the Dismantling of Roe vs. Wade

Pleasure is Prayer

My beloved speaks and says to me:Arise, my love, my fair one,and come away;for now the winter is past,the rain is over and gone.The flowers appear on the earth;the time of singing has come,and the voice of the turtledoveis heard in our land.Come, my beloved,let us go forth into the fields,and lodge in the villages;let…… Continue reading Pleasure is Prayer

Sophia who?

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The thealogian Mary Daly famously said, “when God becomes male, males become god.”  The truth and dysfunction of this has been made deeply and grievously apparent in our religion, our politics, our communities and families, and in the overall health—or utter lack of health—of our global earth home.  We all know this—the dysfunction and damage…… Continue reading Sophia who?


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“Know that you are not alone and that you are necessary.  The world, Jewish and beyond, is gifted and transformed by your unique expression of spirit-connection and leadership.  Your work and play and prayer are powerful.  Your dancing and your loving are medicine.  Your waking and sleeping dreams are sacred.  Your laughter and your tears…… Continue reading Beginnings