Testimonials


The classroom atmosphere was electric!

"After listening to Jan’s talk, there was slight pause, then all the students rose to give Jan a standing ovation. The emotion, the enthusiasm, and appreciation were almost palpable, and the classroom atmosphere was electric! I recommend Jan as a speaker without reservation!"

Verne Sugarman Chairperson, Psychology Department, Onondaga Community College March 14, 2016

I feel free enough to dance and sing and praise God

"Dearest Sister of my soul Jan, The cover of your book Marry Your Muse says it all—that’s exactly how I feel after your wonderful retreat. I feel free enough to dance and sing and praise God in my own little way. I can never thank God enough for you! I really feel joyful and I thank you for that and for all I’ll still get out of the best retreat I’ve made in 79 years."

Sister Mary Elise OSF Williamsville, NY March 10, 2016

Jan’s retreat was a good push, upwardly and outwardly.

"Jan’s retreat was a good push, upwardly and outwardly."

Pat Lucas, CSJ March 10, 2016

Jan’s training was life-changing and spiritually transformative

"Jan's training was life-changing and spiritually transformative. Not only did it help me identify my focus and prioritize my plans, it gave me true faith in my talents and the confidence to share them. The service and insights Jan Provides are invaluable."

Lynne Buchanan Photographer / Yoga Teacher March 13, 2016

Your seminar changed my whole attitude about my work as a photographer

"Your week-long seminar at Pendle Hill years ago changed my whole attitude about my work as a photographer, and since then I have joined 4 camera clubs and have won many awards. Thank you so much. Hope you will continue to bring out the best in all of us just being you."  

Genie Sachs March 14, 2016

Jan’s workshop was ideal for me.

“Jan's workshop was ideal for me. I knew I loved photography but feared what I didn't know. I gained confidence in practical information with lots of experiential learning. Even better, I was deeply inspired with possibilities for the future. I am grateful for Jan's extraordinary knowledge, creativity, and encouragement.”

Trish Murphy March 6, 2016

Jan was creative and engaging beyond our expectations

"We invited Jan Phillips to coordinate ritual at our General Chapter. Jan was creative and engaging beyond our expectations. She impacted the climate in a positive way - was forthright, confident, respectful of the group and cut across boundaries. We were inspired by her ability to touch at a deeper core. Jan became one of us and everyone connected with the process. It is hard to imagine ever having another Congregation gathering without Jan."

The Leadership Team, Dominicans of Hope, Ossining, NY March 10, 2016

I came away refreshed and reawakened

"I came away refreshed and reawakened to the pure joy of creativity as it was expressed in your talk, your ideas, and so beautifully in your music. I discovered renewed power for all that I want and live to do."

Linda Loomis Communications Director, State University of NY, Oswego March 14, 2016

I love your Museletter

"I love your Museletter and am using your videos for our Fall Assembly of sisters and associates. Thanks for all the ways you companion others to open to creativity and empowerment. "

Sister Mary Beth McCurdy, SCIC St. John, New Brunswick, Canada March 10, 2016

Jan’s presentation at River’s Edge at was both challenging and inspiring

"Jan's presentation at River’s Edge at was both challenging and inspiring. She used her music and visual presentation to effectively communicate the message of her newest book, The Art of Original Thinking. Jan is a thoughtful and caring person and very aware of her responsibility in helping to create a more just and sustainable future for humankind. The audience was enthusiastic and highly engaged in Jan’s presentation."

Rita Petruziello, CSJ Executive Director River’s Edge; Cleveland, Ohio March 14, 2016

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