Chapel of the Heart #4: To Err is Human, To Love Divine

In this week’s story you’ll hear about my journey to forgiveness. It wasn’t easy. It didn’t happen overnight. The fact that it happened at all was part intention- I was sick and tired of suffering- and part divine grace. There is an old adage that if you take one step toward God, God will take […]

Chapel of the Heart # 3: The Vision Quest

In this episode of Chapel of the Heart, I recount the story of a vision quest I was invited to experience by a Lakota medicine man renowned for his healing ceremonies. We were introduced by a mutual friend who knew that we were both fascinated by the process of healing. View all Chapel of the […]

Chapel of the Heart #2: Our Sacred Journey

April is the month we celebrate the freedom of overcoming the ego and entering the Promised Land of our Higher Self. The Passover and Easter stories honored this week are both maps for that sacred journey and the subject of my current Pop Up Chapel of the Heart. View all Chapel of the Heart videos

Joan’s Pop-Up Chapel of the Heart: A Glimpse of Eternity

This is the story of how my son, Justin and I went into the light with my mother at the time of her death. Raymond Moody, who wrote the first book on near death experiences, featured this story in his book Glimpses of Eternity, which tells the stories of people who have “empathic” death experiences […]