The Mother Rises

By Jennifer Reyes Lay At Sophia Rising’s May Mother Mass this past weekend we prayed and reflected on the theme: The Mother Rises. The Divine Mother, the Divine Feminine, is rising all around us in this springtime season as flowers bloom and plants grow. She is also rising within us as we continue to heal…… Continue reading The Mother Rises

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


Photo by Ron Lach on

“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