I'm Nancy Ann Mathys Thurston—a woman who dives right into the middle of topics my father told me to avoid—money, race, religion, gender and politics.
Not interested in locking horns or intellectual analysis, I want partners who seek root level movement—starting personal and moving global. Sharing personal story and experience within diverse groups can shift assumptions and misinformation—the things that keep us separated—in order for us to move forward equitably, together.
Since shared story and experience are key, here are a few details about me:
White. Wealthy. Woman. Cisgender. Heterosexual. Aging able bodied. Married to high school sweetheart. Mother and grandmother. Spiritual Revolutionary working for root level personal and societal transformation. One who explores ideas in Words. Board Chair and vision holder for Wisdom & Money. Vision-Based Social Change Fund Development Chair and Training facilitator for Be Present, Inc.
How about you?
Though I began my career as a physical therapist, my fascination with human movement quickly expanded to an exploration of the movement to align Spirit, Big Topics and behavior. Most of my education happened outside the university and beyond the walls of my local church. Letting my playful imagination guide the way, I came up with creative CV of The Education of Nancy Ann Mathys Thurston.
Similar to me or different? Either way, when we come together, our partnership can bring understanding and transformation.
This Website includes my pondering about:
Waking Up to myself inside of the Big Topics of race, class and gender,
Engaging fully with what I see once awake,
The national milieu that is the cultural context of our lives, and
Practices sturdy enough to support transformation.