Gems of Wisdom Radio with Teresa Maron

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Welcome to Gems of  Wisdom Radio  with Teresa Maron and Lauren Santerre!

The stories of Brigid’s Place, a Soul Sanctuary for Women, inspire the hearts, minds, and lives of women through art, charity and community. 

We feature women in the arts who nurture Creative and Abundant Living for all religions, communities and forms of spirituality.

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Expert Guests teaching  Spirituality in the Arts, Wednesdays, 2-3:00pm CST Tune IN! 

Gems of Wisdom Radio

Informative and Relevant Content with a Transformational theme. Our show brings together Change-Makers, Innovators, and Creators, heart centered in service and committed to your personal growth!      Listen Here!

Gems of Wisdom, 2-3:00pm CST  Live or in the Archives

St Brigid left a powerful legacy of Love, Charity and Compassion, as she saw in each person, the face of the divine.These stories celebrate how artists support community and spirituality. These are the Gems of Wisdom. Teresa Maron, a Houston based writer, producer and teacher is your host, with Lauren Santerre, Executive Director of Brigid’s Place. Our featured guests are experts who share their stories of transformation through Intuitive, Creative and Abundant Living. Tune IN!

They are the change makers! Listen in as they bring their stories to life for you, on Gems of Wisdom.

Who are our Guests?

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Our guest, Katherine Center is the author of Best Seller, Happiness for Beginners.  Her heart warming and thought provoking books have appeared in RedbookPeopleUSA Today, Vanity Fair, The Atlantic, Real Simple, Houstonian, the Dallas Morning News, The Houston Press, and the Houston Chronicle. Her start as a writer is well worth hearing in this interview!


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Our guest is April D Deconick,Chair of the Department of Religion at Rice University, and co writer of Easter in Memory of Her. April shares, “Reverend Betty Adam of Christ Church Cathedral in Houston and I collaborated and created a new Holy Week tradition – that tells the story of Jesus’ crucifixion through the eyes, memories, and feelings of the women who were his disciples, who followed him to Jerusalem and remained with him at the cross while he died.”

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This week our guest is Anita Kruse, with Purple Songs Can Fly. Anita and her award winning staff are every day angels using music as their ministry. Their Mission Positively affecting the lives of pediatric cancer patients and their families through the writing, recording and sharing of their original songs. She fulfills this mission statement for in-patient and out-patient children, at her recording studio in Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers.


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This week our guest is Carey Anne Vorholt,  who Shares Your Story through photography art. Carey  says, ” I believe women should take the time to celebrate who they are and embrace their beauty. As women, our stories are entwined with those around us, but we are separate souls. We should remember that we are enough and we are beautiful.”


Monette_2Gems of Wisdom-Seeking the Sacred  Hear Monette’s show here!

This week our guest is Monette Chilson, whose life goal is Seeking the Sacred.
Monette says, ” Those three words sum up the motivation behind every one of my passions in life. My writing, my marriage, my parenting, my photography, my yoga. And not in a way that is confined by church walls.


Share Your Story of Transformation with the Women of Brigid’s Place!

Gems of Wisdom-St Brigid’s Feast  Hear Lanecia’s show here

“I  so enjoyed being a guest on Gems of Wisdom. Teresa and Lauren keep the focus squarely on the guest! After the show the interview is available as a link in the archives, as a wonderful memory for us all. What could be better than that?” Lanecia Rouse-Tinsley, Program Director, Brigid’s Place

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  • We create bridges for women of all faiths to trust, find and follow their path of spiritual expression.
  • Spirituality is an expression that is shared, communicated and supported with works of action.
  • Brigid’s Place has a history of encouraging artistic expression with interfaith dialogue.

Our history: Brigid’s Place has historically served several nonprofits that serve the Houston Community, one being Brigid’s Hope that mentors, houses and serves women who are transitioning from a  life incarcerated back into lives that honor themselves, their families and serves  the new communities they are creating for themselves.

Sponsored by

Lauren Santerre, Executive Director
Brigid’s Place

Education, dialogue and celebrations

that foster the spiritual transformation of women.

Sponsored by

Cathy Whitman-Ingham, CEO, Green Planet Sanctuary

Our mission is to be a resource for those who wish to live the best life possible – in a healthy, sustainable, and enjoyable way.

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