Friends, Can we talk? I’ve gotten some criticism recently, that I’m grieving improperly. That I may be sharing (or exploiting) my separation & divorce to gain some social media momentum. This criticism also said that grief is a quiet journey, not to be made public. I would like to publicly respond to this, as IContinue reading “Thoughts on How to Grieve”
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My word for 2023
2022 was one of the hardest years of my life. Choosing to end my marriage and move towards divorce was an excruciating decision. The pain that followed was deep and vast. There were days I laid on my office floor and cried. Days where the pain & grief felt almost too much to bear. ButContinue reading “My word for 2023”
There’s no one way to grieve. There’s no one way to walk through a separation or divorce. I’ve had to feel my way through this fog as best I can, not really knowing what I’m doing. But I’m trying to listen… listen hard. Because there are deep soul things to learn, buried in this fogContinue reading “Grieve Forward.”
The Season for Grief
If ever there was a “right” season to grieve and feel immense change in your life – Fall is the perfect one. Whether I’m out on my bike, or walking with a friend, the profound beauty of this season speaks to me. “Look at our colours!” The leaves exclaim. ”Change can be beautiful. And it’sContinue reading “The Season for Grief”
Still Stace, one year later!
“Still Stace” published one year ago today, Oct 19th, 2021. Happy Book Birthday, to you! What a year. I have to say, the biggest surprise for me this year has been what many Beloved Queer Folx want to talk about. After reading my book, we’ve chatted on Zoom, on walks, on emails about this newfoundContinue reading “Still Stace, one year later!”
My Tough Truth
“Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing we’ll ever do.” Brene Brown My Dear Friends, it’s National Coming Out Day. I’ve been wanting to share some tough truth with you for a while. Today seems to be a fitting day to do it. Will you sit with me inContinue reading “My Tough Truth”
STILL STACE AUDIOBOOK – out today!
Today’s the day! STILL STACE releases into the world as an audiobook, using my own voice. This is really scary, exciting and honestly vulnerable for me. Probably, the most vulnerable thing I have ever done – put my own voice to my own story. I hope my heart comes through, I really do. **The publisherContinue reading “STILL STACE AUDIOBOOK – out today!”
STILL STACE Book Study – Open to all!
Friends! The lovely folks at Susanville United Methodist Church in Susanville, California have decided to host an 8-week book study on Zoom – and the focus is Still Stace! Week 1 starts tomorrow, Wednesday Apr 6, and Kathy Baldock will be joining to chat with us about all of her incredible work with the LGBTQContinue reading “STILL STACE Book Study – Open to all!”
A Blessing for you, on International Women’s Day
For International Women’s Day, I sat quietly and pictured all the women in my life, who I admire, who I am cheering for. My women friends, this is for you. Art @staceychomiakart FULL TEXT: A Blessing for You, Ferociously Wonderful WomenOn International Women’s Day, 2022 I see you, my Black, Indigenous, Asian, Latina, Indian… all my gloriousContinue reading “A Blessing for you, on International Women’s Day”
A Blessing for our beloved trans youth.
The laws happening in Texas targeting trans youth is absolutely breaking my heart. Our trans brothers and sisters (never mind youth) are already such a vulnerable community and they do not deserve this. I wish I could do or say more, & I am struggling. So I wrote this Blessing. Sending so much love toContinue reading “A Blessing for our beloved trans youth.”