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HWIP Blog

Telling the stories of revolutionary holy women and exploring issues in intersectional ecofeminism

Frequently Asked Questions About Online Retreats

We live together better when we take care of ourselves. Whether you're reeling from the news of the day, stressed about your job, up to your elbows in children, worn down by oppressions large and small, or you simply woke up on the wrong side of the bed, we could all use a little alone time each day to wind down, learn, and reflect. That's why the Holy Women Icons Project is so excited to announce that we are now offering online retreats! 

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Summer Art Sale

Having a gallery in a tiny house is awesome, but it means that there’s not a tremendous amount of space for artwork. Since we don’t have a solo exhibit scheduled anytime soon, it’s time to clean out the gallery with a summer sale! 11x14 Acrylic Holy Women Icon paintings are usually $350, plus the cost of shipping. But for summer, we’re offering $50 off! Plus, payment plans are available with 3 monthly installments of $100. Check out the revolutionary icons available for sale in our tiny gallery for the summer price of only $300 each…

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How were you able to travel full-time and buy land in Hawai'i? Three possible responses

Before we were the Holy Women Icons Project, we were a family who quit our comfortable life in order to do something more adventurous and fulfilling. In June 2015, we quit our jobs, sold our historic home, and hit the road in a 140 sq. ft. camper. In February 2017, we moved into a “tiny house” on an acre of land on Hawai’i island just a few blocks from the ocean. When people find out what we’ve been up to, they often wonder how we did it. There are three possible responses to this question, each with varying degrees of accuracy.

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Rainbow Family Searches for a Literary Agent

Since nearly two years of full-time travel led us to turn the Holy Women Icons Project into a non-profit and retreat center on Hawai'i Island, we think it's important to share the story of how it came to be! So, our Executive Director, Angela, is writing a book about it! 

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Why the Holy Women Icons Project went Tiny!

On June 10, our family and the Holy Women Icons Project will be featured on the television show Tiny House Nation. Deciding to “go tiny” came with a lot of discernment, planning, and even critique. In the weeks ahead, we plan to delve deeper into these issues, but for now, check out our list of Pros and Cons for taking our life, retreat, and the entire Holy Women Icons Project non-profit into the realm of tiny living…

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Painting Our Lady of Sorrows

The month of May finds those within the Christian tradition solidly within Easter season, reveling in the promise of resurrection, while simultaneously celebrating Mother’s Day. To be honest, I’d never seen much of a correlation between these two events in the past. But since my brother’s death in March, I’m viewing everything through the lens of grief, likely a new perspective that will color the way I see the world forever.

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