Yoga & Journaling: Teen Edition

When: Tues, Aug 10, 1:30pm – 3:30pmWhere: Up Yoga Minneapolis REGISTER When I was a teenager, I wish I would have had yoga, breathing and journaling as tools. I am thrilled to offer a workshop for teens with Emma to promote their empowerment, embodiment and confidence. Yoga, journaling and breath work are three amazing tools […]

Get Joy, Avoid Quicksand

GUEST POST IN RICH IN WHAT MATTERS The world may commend us for putting other people’s needs before our own all day every day, but it will also lead to burnout. About a year ago, a coach told me, “You are really good at loving people. That is your full-time job.” Naming LOVE as my […]

Writing, Yoga & Antiracism Offerings

Ellie Roscher sitting on a couch in front of a shelf full of books

REGISTER HERE Thursdays July 15-August 19, 2021, 6-8pm Open to All Levels Live, Online, Zoom Flash nonfiction calls our attention to detail. In this class, we will read, analyze, write, edit, polish, and submit flash nonfiction pieces. We can focus on quality over quantity, pouring over word choice and raising our own standard of excellence […]

Gift 12 Tiny Things for Mother’s Day and Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up May 3-7! Let’s be honest, teachers deserve every week to be teacher appreciation week. Especially this year. Teachers have had to be so agile and creative, often shifting from teaching online to in-person to hybrid with little warning. It has been a hard, heavy year. We have heard from […]

On “Engaging Gray” and “The Other Side”

Ellie Roscher

Mary de Young is a talented social worker and coach as well as a delightful human being. I absolutely loved being on her Engaging Gray podcast recently. We talked about so many things including grounding ourselves and focusing on the who and the how instead of the what at work. Are you showing up how […]

Ordinary Acts of Peace

Ellie Roscher

This month’ s Peace-ology article in Bookology Magazine is about tiny, daily acts of peace. READ THE FULL ARTICLE IN BOOKOLOGY. Ordinary Acts of Peace Ellie: When I say the word Peacemaker, who is the first person that comes to mind? It is so important to teach children about famous peacemakers like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Desmond […]

3 New Things

Ellie sitting on a couch

LISTEN: I love the work of The Global Immersion Project and got to study peacemaking with them on the San Diego/Tijuana border right before COVID shut down travel. I was thrilled to be on their podcast and talk about how I practice everyday peacemaking: “My first Global Immersion-type experience happened when I was in high […]

Undoing Oppressions: A Conversation with Nekeisha Alayna Alexis

When working to undo one type of oppression, activists often see how other types of oppression intersect. Nekeisha Alayna Alexis is an Anabaptist scholar whose writing addresses issues of justice for both human and animals. In this conversation, she describes how her conviction to nonviolence evolved into her interest in co-liberation with animals and becoming a vegan. […]

12 Tiny Things: Beyond the Book!

Podcast Episode: I thoroughly enjoyed talking to Pastor Kelsey on her Lady Preacher Podcast about 12 Tiny Things. She asked amazing questions and I got all fried up talking about the themes in the book. Listen to the episode here. FREE DOWNLOADABLE RESOURCES: Teachers and Parents: We made a BINGO card so that kids and […]

Welcome is Not Enough: A Conversation with Karen González

On the surface, welcoming an immigrant seems kind. Karen González asks Christians to look again and push deeper. Karen González is a writer, speaker, and immigrant advocate. She is the author of The God Who Sees: Immigrants, the Bible, and the Journey to Belong. In this conversation, Karen describes how her writing and theology has shifted […]