Empowering Women in Ministry to Thrive, Not Just Survive!

We are in a constant state of transitioning from what was, to what is to come. 

“A Journey shared is more than surviving … it’s Thriving!

Hear from others who are experiencing similar challenges and making sense of the unexpected. Share what you’ve learned, what you lost, and what you gained. 

Life Coach

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Helping Healers Heal

For Healers who are aware of their own limitations and desire to seek help when needed. Uncovering a hidden toxic system that is undermining wholeness.

Community Support

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Circles Journey Groups

Group coaching and community support.Your journey is your own and is respected, in this loving and supportive setting online and in person.

Inside a Child's Mind

My Page a Day

Creative Life Coaching for parents who desire to understand the genius of their child while having fun with artistic activities and ColorBooks.

I get it ... I've been there.

Shannon Parish

Shannon Parish
Life Coach, Former PW

I understand your frustration and bewilderment. It can be very disheartening to see toxic behavior in a place where you expect to find love, support, and healing.

If you’re struggling with toxic behavior in the church, a challenging marriage, or relationships I encourage you to reach out for help.

Contact me, and/or join one of our online chats or workshops. 

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Sharing My Story: From Ministry to Recovery

My journey of discovery in resilience, grace, and the transformative nature in navigating life’s complexities, disillusionment, betrayal, and lies.  First of all, let me be clear. I have not arrived. I’ve learned through much pain, sorrow, and disillusionment that this is the journey of my life. I distinctly remember laying

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Singing Praises for AI, and It’s Not What You Think

Perplexing conversations are happening throughout all social media outlets colored by a strong sense of distrust and confusion. Among the topics of politics, health care, social justice, and war is the intertwining topic of AI. It is a conversation about deep fakes, false information, hackers, and world domination fed by

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A Moment in Time

ORIGINAL POST: 7 years ago (13 Feb @ 17:59) All I wanted to do was to freshen up the look of this post by adding a featured image. The clock and the sands of time were appropriate. The events in this post actually occurred 18 years ago. My son passed away

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Thoughtfully Yours

My Gift to You … FREE Journal My Gift to You … Every time I take a moment to breathe in the fresh air, listen to the cheerful songs of chirping birds, and watch the trees dancing in the summer breezes, I hear God say, “This is my gift to

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The Toxicity of “Purpose”

I once met an ex-pastor’s wife who felt she had no purpose in life and just wanted life to be, “Over with.” She had been through a lifetime of abuse, and then she had served in ministry for years, only to experience more abuse. She was exhausted, broke, and alone.

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Stories of Redemption in Unexpected Places

When everything feels lost and time has passed you by, there is still room for redemption. Value is found in the most surprising of places. Opportunities for redemption present themselves in extraordinary ways more often than you may recognize. Whether we are receiving redemption ourselves, or if we are participating

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