The Minister and The Mystic
About the Show
Elisabeth and Merianna are at it again except this time they are talking about deeper connections and deeper issues.
Episode 20: Feed the Chaos
December 5th, 2017 | 40 mins 39 secs
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about trying to find meaning in the midst of chaotic experiences like natural disasters and mass shootings. They also respond to listener feedback about how they are friends when they believe so differently. Where is the Divine? Is there a Divine?
Episode 19: God Does Not Hate Tarot Cards
November 20th, 2017 | 46 mins 57 secs
Elisabeth and Merianna talk discuss the #metoo campaign and the impact of a culture of sexual assault, sexual abuse, and sexual harassment on women. They also discuss how this culture misses out on women's creativity and intelligence. And they ask the all important questions, "Does God hate tarot cards?"
Episode 18: Waking Up to a World of Mass Shooting
November 6th, 2017
34 mins 59 secs
gun violence, mass shootings, trauma
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about waking up to the news of the mass shooting in Las Vegas. What is the difference between your rights and impeding on other people's sense of safety? What does the sanctity of life mean? What do you do when you wake up to a reality you don't want to live in?
Episode 17: Hysterical Women
October 23rd, 2017
43 mins 47 secs
crazy women, hysteria, hysterical women, women who runs with the wolves
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about being called hysterical women and the implications of being wild women. How do you reclaim your identity in a culture that wants to define women? How do you begin the journey of self-identification?
Episode 16: Eclipse Energy
October 6th, 2017
39 mins 7 secs
eclipse, energy, recharge, transfer of energy
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the power of eclipse energy and how that differs from normal energy. Is there a cosmic impact for the eclipse? What does it mean? What is its impact? What about the people who don't feel the energy, are they missing out?
Episode 15: How to Become a Full-Spectrum Human
September 22nd, 2017
1 hr 3 mins
authenticity, full-spectrum living, healing, wholeness
Elisabeth and Merianna are joined by LeAnn Gardner with LeAnn Gardner Counseling and Training. They ask LeAnn about what it means to be authentic and how to make steps towards authenticity. Did she end up where she thought she would be? Where is she headed next? How do we continue in a posture of learning throughout our lives?
Episode 14: Stay Awake
September 16th, 2017
42 mins 9 secs
misogyny, realities, sexism
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about how to tune into the truth that there is more going on than is going on. They talk about the reality of sexism and misogyny and how to exist as a woman within this reality. Can we change our reality? How do we change our reality?
Episode 13: Laws of Attraction
September 5th, 2017 | 41 mins 9 secs
Elisabeth and Merianna discuss the laws of attraction and what it means to stand up for who you are what you believe even in the midst of criticism. Why are we attracted to certain belief systems? Is it sometimes because those beliefs only reinforce what we already believe? How do those beliefs impact how we view work and our current culture?
Episode 12: The Art of Asking
August 14th, 2017
41 mins 6 secs
art of asking, being brave, being courageous, former self
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about working odd hours, confront diary entries from their childhood, and sitting in the circle of girls. How do you confront your former self in a way that provokes healing and wholeness? What would you say to your former self? What does it mean to be a brave and courageous person?
Episode 11: What Not To Wear
July 28th, 2017
40 mins 31 secs
beautiful women, beauty standards, body hair
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the social shaming that women receive when they wear "inappropriate clothes." Who gets to decide what you can and can't wear? How does commentary on what a woman wears impact victim shaming? What does it mean to be a beautiful woman?
Episode 10: Trigger Warnings: How To Give Yourself Time to Heal
July 16th, 2017
45 mins 34 secs
healing, self-care, trigger warnings, wholeness
Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the hard work of recognizing and identifying triggers for your past self. Confronting this past self is important, but allowing yourself time to heal is just as important. How do you balance both?
Episode 9: Power Stealing: Protecting and Honing Your Intuition
June 30th, 2017 | 34 mins 35 secs
Elisabeth and Merianna discuss the ways that women can and should protect their intuition in a world that teaches women to doubt their instincts.
Episode 8: A Very Merry Unmother’s Day, to You
June 19th, 2017
38 mins 53 secs
family, holidays, mothers day
“I’m not sending my mother a mother’s day card,” Elisabeth admits during this week’s episode as she and Merianna discuss the social construct of Mother’s Day and its detrimental impact on a woman. Why should we feel indebted or obligated to celebrate if our mothers have caused us harm? We shouldn’t, so don’t.
Episode 7: The Power to See
June 12th, 2017 | 36 mins 41 secs
Elisabeth and Merianna explore the realities, myths, and fictions of women's roles in society.