The Minister and The Mystic

Exploring the connections between spirituality and creativity

About the show

Elisabeth and Merianna are at it again except this time they are talking about deeper connections and deeper issues.


  • Episode 81: Letting Things Go

    November 8th, 2019  |  37 mins 20 secs
    cleaning out, freeing, letting go, releasing

    Elisabeth and Merianna talk about letting things go even really important things from really important people. What does releasing something back into the cosmos do? Could that object bring revelation to someone else? Could releasing that thing open space for something else to come to you?

  • Episode 80: Trying on Something New

    October 31st, 2019  |  26 mins 12 secs
    changing identities, identity, personas, what not to wear, what to wear

    Elisabeth and Merianna talk about trying on new identities whether it's wearing a tutu to practice, dressing up for Halloween, or recognize that you are a multi-faceted person with different personas. Try a new outfit this week. Try something out of your norm. You never know what other parts of yourself you may discover.

  • Episode 79: Were you productive today?

    October 25th, 2019  |  29 mins 43 secs
    centering, productivity, self-worth

    Elisabeth and Merianna ask themselves about whether they have been productive today. Then they start to ask more questions, What does it mean to be productive? Is productivity always the best goal?

  • Episode 78: Sitting In New Identities

    October 18th, 2019  |  31 mins 52 secs

    Elisabeth and Merianna talk about stepping out and being seen in new identities. How do we define success? Whose voices are trying to tell us what success is?

  • Episode 77: The Space In Between

    October 14th, 2019  |  26 mins 58 secs
    change, intentionality, liminal space, transition

    Elisabeth and Merianna talk about liminal space and transitions. Why do we wish away times of transition? Are we missing an important opportunity to learn during the space in between?

  • Episode 76: Automatic Time Saver

    October 4th, 2019  |  42 mins 10 secs
    cleansing, living with pets, ritual cleaning

    Elisaebth and Merianna talk about living with furry beings and save time cleaning up after them. They also talk about ways cleaning and cleansing space can provide a new perspective on creativity and life.

  • Episode 75: Fall Light

    September 27th, 2019  |  34 mins 58 secs
    #amcreating, #amwriting, creative, energy inventory, fall equinox

    Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the Fall Equinox, the light changing, and how to capture the light. When and where do you feel most creative? How do you know when your creative energy is running low?

  • Episode 74: Rocky Beaches

    September 19th, 2019  |  34 mins 8 secs

    Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the magic of the woods. Do all beaches have sand? Is the way you see reality definitive? How do you stretch and challenge your assumptions?

  • Episode 73: Time Traveling

    September 2nd, 2019  |  32 mins 23 secs
    anxiety, cycling, time travel

    Elisabeth and Merianna talk about when anxiety shows up and how it shows up. Do we know our own triggers? Can we recognize when we are time traveling? How do you come back to the present and center when we are time traveling?

  • Episode 72: A Case of the Mondays

    August 26th, 2019  |  33 mins 51 secs
    courage, mental block, mondays

    Elisabeth and Merianna talk about getting tongue-tied and not being able to remember words. What is it about Mondays that we experience mental blocks?

  • Episode 71: I Blame Jack

    August 19th, 2019  |  31 mins 9 secs
    blame, blame game, blame vs. shame

    Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the blame game and how easy it is to fall into the trap passing blame. Who do you blame when things go wrong? How are blame and shame different? Is taking the blame for something the same as taking responsibility for your actions?

  • Episode 70: More Than Skin Deep

    August 14th, 2019  |  29 mins 28 secs
    balance, courage, more than skin deep

    Elisabeth and Merianna talk about when physical aches and pains reveal something more. Is that a cough or is that interference to where you are headed?

  • Episode 69: Cool Aunt Elisabeth

    July 29th, 2019  |  32 mins 46 secs
    balance, interwoven, range of emotions, self-care

    Elisabeth and Merianna talk about family visiting, kid energy, and the range of emotions that comes with being alive. How do you find the balance? How do you care for yourself and start to see that you are worth fancy toothbrushes?

  • Episode 67: Puddles and Patterns

    June 28th, 2019  |  27 mins 54 secs
    energy current, energy state, ocean of energy

    Elisabeth and Merianna talk about forgetting appointments and what it indicates about your energy state. Are we floating in an energy ocean? Are we getting swept away in the current?

  • Episode 66: Creative Flow

    June 23rd, 2019  |  32 mins 17 secs
    creative flow, energy, full moon, solstice

    Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the full moon energy and solstice energy. Can you have too much energy? Can you feel hungover from all the energy? What makes the cosmos feel so weighty?

  • Episode 65: Balancing Act

    June 6th, 2019  |  38 mins 6 secs
    balance, energy, harmony

    Elisabeth and Merianna talk about how to balance your energy. How can you tell when you are out of balance? How can you identify what you need to balance yourself?