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Featured Book for March 2023

A Brown Girl’s Epiphany: Reclaim Your Intuition and Step into Your Power

by Aurelia Dávila Pratt

Each of us has traumas, triggers, and painful experiences that have shaped our existence in this world. We carry these burdens with us as we navigate the realities of our lives. Learning to embody the truth of imago Dei is our catalyst for healing. We are each made in the image of God, and the Spirit of God lives within us. Therefore, we are allowed to listen to our Spirit. We are invited to develop our own Divine intuition, and we are empowered to trust our inner voice. We don’t need anyone else’s permission to navigate our life and faith, except our own.

With the powerful voice of a woman, pastor, mother, and advocate, Rev. Aurelia Dávila Pratt gives us the compassionate nudge and tools we need to access our inner authority. By stepping out of harmful belief systems informed by white supremacy and scarcity, we can step into healthy paradigms of abundance, liberation, and power. A Brown Girl’s Epiphany is a love letter to all of us in need of guidance on our journey. Honest, vulnerable, and humble, Pratt imagines a world where the walking wounded become the fully healed and liberated, where our inner work becomes the starting point for creating heaven on earth.

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 A Brown Girl’s Epiphany Community Questions from Claudia Love Mair

Week 1

  1. What is your relationship with your inner knowing?
  2. What holds you back from a full embrace of your image Dei?
  3. What does it mean to you to step out of autopilot?

Week 2

  1. Name some specific ways that individual healing is part and parcel of collective healing?
  2. How has shame affected your faith/spiritual journey?
  3. The work of non-hierarchy, which can be challenging, isn't meant to be a source of shame. How can you live in the both/and liberation that embraces the imago Dei in everyone?

Week 3

  1. Within productivity culture how do you find rest?
  2. How have scarcity messages shaped your understanding of life, love, and faith?
  3. When you dare to dream what resistance rises up to challenge your desire?

Week 4

  1. In what ways have you struggled to trust yourself: your inner voice, ideas, capabilities, instincts, and creativity?
  2. In what ways can you engage your child or younger self to cultivate compassion?
  3. When you think of stepping into your power, what does that look like?