Grieve Forward.

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.”

Hear my queer prayer.

There needs to be more queer prayers in the world. That is – prayers written by queer people. So here’s mine. Sending love, my friends. Full text: Hear my queer prayer. Spoiler alert: queer prayers are just prayers by queer people. To the God of knowing, loving – and creating – ALL of my parts.Continue reading “Hear my queer prayer.”

HERE TO QUEER Podcast

I was recently invited onto Julie Rodgers’ new podcast “Here to Queer”! We had a lovely conversation about queer books for kids and teens & why they are important. We also chatted about the writing process, since both of us wrote a memoir (her book Outlove, mine Still Stace) – how do you decide whatContinue reading “HERE TO QUEER Podcast”