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About Jennifer Shoals

I grew up in the large urban centers of Kansas City, Detroit, and Minneapolis. I later chose to raise my children in a small town on Lake Superior. I currently live on 30 wooded acres in a writing studio that I built with my own two hands. I have been channeling for over 20 years.

The God Who Only Knows Four Words

"Every child has known God. Not the God of names, not the God of don'ts, not the God who ever does anything weird, but the God who only knows four words and keeps repeating them, saying Come Dance With Me. Come dance." ~The God Who Only Knows Four Words, Hafiz (translated by Daniel Ladinsky).  

Translating Religion

“What happens to a female when all her life she hears sacred language indirectly, filtered through male terms: What goes on deep inside her when decade after decade she must translate from male experience into female experience and then apply the message to herself. What does the experience imprint inside her?” ~Sue Monk Kidd, The [...]

Progress Check-In

Several weeks ago I set out to pray five times a day for a month, using the worldwide holiday of Ramadan as a container for my commitment. (See posts from 4/23 and 4/30). Ramadan ends in about ten days and I'd like to share my progress. The first week or so was glorious. The fact [...]

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