A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember.
Looking back at the summer of 2009
I attended Rosie's VisionSPARK 2012 workshop with the hopes of setting some clearer work goals for myself. Those hopes were met and far surpassed. Just by spending time with Rosie I felt smarter, more grounded, and more capable. One of her coolest gifts is the ability to listen to women and extract the truth about what they are feeling. I think this has something to do with her amazing insight and incredible vocabulary. My intention for 2012 was to write a book but I was blocked. Three hours at VisionSPARK and the next day I had a title and complete outline. I've been cruising ever since. Rosie is like a modern day shaman and midwife; she sees your best potential and then helps you deliver it to the world.
Rosie's genuine warmth and powerful personality made her presence and her message a gift to our students and school. I walked away from each of Rosie's presentations thinking about the negative messages that I and my students hear about our bodies and our own identities each day. Rosie's message about the truths that we need to focus on in order to counteract all of those negative voices in our lives impacted not only me, but especially the female students at my school. Since the presentation, I have heard girls correcting each other when they hear someone making a negative comment about either their bodies or some other element of themselves. I have also heard girls talk more openly about some of the pressures that they internalized.
You should absolutely book Rosie or go to one of her workshops or retreats! I'm thankful for her books, blogs and other written work because they give me daily reminders, but it was amazing to have Rosie here to share her message and talk through so many of the lies that hold us back from living full lives.
English Teacher, Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia
Rosie Molinary was a big hit on our campus! Faculty and students were very pleased with her presentation. Ms. Molinary has an engaging and natural presentation style that draws the audience in. Even though I read her book in advance of the workshop, I gained further insights and information that I try to incorporate into my daily life. After the presentation, students were eager to talk with Ms. Molinary privately to get her advice on some of their personal concerns, and several campus organizations want her to return and be a part of their events.