48 episodes

Something is stirring. Maybe you’ve felt it. We are reckoning with the reality of injustice and binary thinking that feeds the political machine. New conversations are happening around race, class, gender, and sexual orientation. Humanity is in the midst of a heartbreaking and painful paradigm shift. That is a good thing.Set On Fire is a weekly podcast hosted by Lola Wright. It is intended to help you disrupt, untangle, and free your mind of personal and collective agreements, patterns, and beliefs that are holding you back and weighing you down.Personal transformation AND collective awakening involve being the most alive, brilliant, inspired, creative, and on fire version of yourself, a version that is not consistent with the status quo. Lola is not here to maintain the status quo. She is here to support the dismantling and remembering that is necessary within you to reconfigure, reorient, and recreate reality from a place that is not based on scarcity and survival, but abundance, imagination, and desire.This is not your typical podcast. You'll never get the same show twice. Lola will be doing long-form interviews with conscious creatives, taking you on meditative experiences to move your body, awaken your soul, and provoke your mind. You’ll hear from a wide variety of artists, activists, and thought leaders for transformational experiences and soul revealing work. Guests include:Donald LawrenceSaul Williams Gentzy FranzBishop Yvette FlunderLatham Thomas avery r. youngWe desperately need your fierce and loving purpose now more than ever. We've been brought to our knees and not a moment too soon. At a time when protests are sweeping the nation, your purpose is your protest. It is the most radical thing you can bring to the world. And Lola’s purpose is to help you find yours.This podcast is a wake-up call, a roadmap back to your holy purpose, an invitation to set fire to the box you've been living in, and watch it burn. Learn more about Lola, her voice, and her work at https://lolawright.com

Find Your Fierce & Loving Lola Wright

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 76 Ratings

Something is stirring. Maybe you’ve felt it. We are reckoning with the reality of injustice and binary thinking that feeds the political machine. New conversations are happening around race, class, gender, and sexual orientation. Humanity is in the midst of a heartbreaking and painful paradigm shift. That is a good thing.Set On Fire is a weekly podcast hosted by Lola Wright. It is intended to help you disrupt, untangle, and free your mind of personal and collective agreements, patterns, and beliefs that are holding you back and weighing you down.Personal transformation AND collective awakening involve being the most alive, brilliant, inspired, creative, and on fire version of yourself, a version that is not consistent with the status quo. Lola is not here to maintain the status quo. She is here to support the dismantling and remembering that is necessary within you to reconfigure, reorient, and recreate reality from a place that is not based on scarcity and survival, but abundance, imagination, and desire.This is not your typical podcast. You'll never get the same show twice. Lola will be doing long-form interviews with conscious creatives, taking you on meditative experiences to move your body, awaken your soul, and provoke your mind. You’ll hear from a wide variety of artists, activists, and thought leaders for transformational experiences and soul revealing work. Guests include:Donald LawrenceSaul Williams Gentzy FranzBishop Yvette FlunderLatham Thomas avery r. youngWe desperately need your fierce and loving purpose now more than ever. We've been brought to our knees and not a moment too soon. At a time when protests are sweeping the nation, your purpose is your protest. It is the most radical thing you can bring to the world. And Lola’s purpose is to help you find yours.This podcast is a wake-up call, a roadmap back to your holy purpose, an invitation to set fire to the box you've been living in, and watch it burn. Learn more about Lola, her voice, and her work at https://lolawright.com

    Endings and Beginnings

    Endings and Beginnings

    “Are you surrounded by people that you can lean into? Are you surrounded by people that remind you of what’s true and real, even when you forget?”- Lola Wright
    When I first faced the challenge of having to change my language and the title of this very podcast, I felt deep resistance. But through the power of my practice, my support system, and a little bit of good legal counsel, I’m ready to let go and create something new.
    On this final episode of Find Your Fierce & Loving, I say goodbye to this wonderful iteration of this community, and turn towards the one that is already emerging. While the path here has not been all smooth, I have trusted it. As I reliably invite you to consider with me, something greater is happening here. And with that always guiding my way, I am so excited to share my new podcast with you in October. This very same feed will have a new name, new language, and renewed purpose. I promise, it will have the same fiery love that we’ve always had. I can’t wait for you to join me on this next leg of our journey.
    (00:54) - Plot twist(08:42) - Saying goodbye(12:46) - GratitudeDo you want to unleash your inherent love and goodness, liberate yourself, and free humanity from the oppressive systems and structures we have created? We are here to support you in finding your fierce and loving life. Join us in Our Circle, a vibrant membership community rich in opportunities for engagement and transformation. Find out more at lolawright.com/our-circle.
    You can follow Lola Wright, on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter and learn more about my work at lolawright.com.
    Chicago born and built, Lola grew up in wealth and privilege, yet always sensed something was missing. She sought out aliveness and freedom in music, immersing herself in the hip hop and house music scenes of 90s Chicago. After finding herself on her own at 23, as the mother of two young children, she became determined to create a new experience.
    Lola is an ordained minister with a gift for weaving together the mystical and material, she served for many years as the CEO of Bodhi Center, an organization committed to personal transformation, collective awakening, conscious activism, and community-building. 
    This podcast is produced by Quinn Rose with theme music by independent producer Trey Royal.
    If you'd like to receive new episodes as they're published, please subscribe to Find Your Fierce & Loving in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review in Apple Podcasts. Your reviews help others find the show.

    • 23 min
    Going Beyond Problems

    Going Beyond Problems

    “You and I are not here to suffer. We are not here to struggle. But those are always available if you want to pick them up.” - Lola Wright
    It’s tempting to find problems everywhere. In our personal lives, communities, and the world at large, it seems like you can’t go through a day without seeing roadblocks in your way. But while it’s easy to find issues, you cannot solve problems at the level of consciousness that created that problem.
    This week on Find Your Fierce & Loving, we’re deconstructing the way that we perceive issues in our lives. It is possible to move through the present moment with curiosity and grace. Are you willing to accept that just maybe, every problem we perceive is manufactured by fear in the human condition?
    (00:54) - Looking for problems(06:30) - Present moment acceptance(13:42) - What if there are no problems?Do you want to unleash your inherent love and goodness, liberate yourself, and free humanity from the oppressive systems and structures we have created? We are here to support you in finding your fierce and loving life. Join us in Our Circle, a vibrant membership community rich in opportunities for engagement and transformation. Find out more at lolawright.com/our-circle.
    You can follow Lola Wright, on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter and learn more about my work at lolawright.com.
    Chicago born and built, Lola grew up in wealth and privilege, yet always sensed something was missing. She sought out aliveness and freedom in music, immersing herself in the hip hop and house music scenes of 90s Chicago. After finding herself on her own at 23, as the mother of two young children, she became determined to create a new experience.
    Lola is an ordained minister with a gift for weaving together the mystical and material, she served for many years as the CEO of Bodhi Center, an organization committed to personal transformation, collective awakening, conscious activism, and community-building. 
    This podcast is produced by Quinn Rose with theme music by independent producer Trey Royal.
    If you'd like to receive new episodes as they're published, please subscribe to Find Your Fierce & Loving in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review in Apple Podcasts. Your reviews help others find the show.

    • 23 min
    Change With Me

    Change With Me

    “The gift of change is that it exposes everything that’s going on beneath the surface.” - Lola Wright
    I live by a principle that I learned in volleyball: keep your knees loose and move your hips. You never know when a ball is going to be hit your way, and you have to be ready to respond with purpose.
    On this episode of Find Your Fierce & Loving, I reflect on the process of moving into the new Logan Square space. When I found an environment lacking in joy and beauty, I had to figure out how to make my new surroundings work for me. Listen in to hear about how our greatest challenges may be our most powerful opportunities.
    (02:03) - The discomfort of change(06:20) - Taking back control(10:42) - Possibility of scarier change(15:32) - What the future holdsDo you want to unleash your inherent love and goodness, liberate yourself, and free humanity from the oppressive systems and structures we have created? We are here to support you in finding your fierce and loving life. Join us in Our Circle, a vibrant membership community rich in opportunities for engagement and transformation. Find out more at lolawright.com/our-circle.
    You can follow Lola Wright, on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter and learn more about my work at lolawright.com.
    Chicago born and built, Lola grew up in wealth and privilege, yet always sensed something was missing. She sought out aliveness and freedom in music, immersing herself in the hip hop and house music scenes of 90s Chicago. After finding herself on her own at 23, as the mother of two young children, she became determined to create a new experience.
    Lola is an ordained minister with a gift for weaving together the mystical and material, she served for many years as the CEO of Bodhi Center, an organization committed to personal transformation, collective awakening, conscious activism, and community-building. 
    This podcast is produced by Quinn Rose with theme music by independent producer Trey Royal.
    If you'd like to receive new episodes as they're published, please subscribe to Find Your Fierce & Loving in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review in Apple Podcasts. Your reviews help others find the show.

    • 23 min
    An Idea Whose Time Has Come

    An Idea Whose Time Has Come

    “There will be obstacles along the way, and the question then becomes, who will you be in the midst of it?” - Lola Wright
    I am so excited to celebrate the beautiful new Logan Square space with my husband and our community. Not that long ago, however, it looked like this new chapter wouldn’t work out after all. We almost lost the chance to buy the property when we were faced with an argumentative lawyer who seemed to be looking for a fight.
    This week on Find Your Fierce & Loving, I explore the ways that this world tries to teach us that a fight is necessary. Instead of joining a fight in anger, or passively rolling over, what can you do to be of service in these scenarios? How can you stay true to yourself and facilitate a better outcome for everyone? Join me in reflecting on these questions, and stay tuned until the end for a very special invitation to the new space on August 21-22!
    (00:54) - Closing on the new space(06:21) - Facing obstacles(12:33) - Conviction(16:20) - Welcome to the spaceDo you want to unleash your inherent love and goodness, liberate yourself, and free humanity from the oppressive systems and structures we have created? We are here to support you in finding your fierce and loving life. Join us in Our Circle, a vibrant membership community rich in opportunities for engagement and transformation. Find out more at lolawright.com/our-circle.
    You can follow Lola Wright, on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter and learn more about my work at lolawright.com.
    Chicago born and built, Lola grew up in wealth and privilege, yet always sensed something was missing. She sought out aliveness and freedom in music, immersing herself in the hip hop and house music scenes of 90s Chicago. After finding herself on her own at 23, as the mother of two young children, she became determined to create a new experience.
    Lola is an ordained minister with a gift for weaving together the mystical and material, she served for many years as the CEO of Bodhi Center, an organization committed to personal transformation, collective awakening, conscious activism, and community-building. 
    This podcast is produced by Quinn Rose with theme music by independent producer Trey Royal.
    If you'd like to receive new episodes as they're published, please subscribe to Find Your Fierce & Loving in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review in Apple Podcasts. Your reviews help others find the show.

    • 20 min
    Deconstructing Spiritual Bypass with Anita Kopacz

    Deconstructing Spiritual Bypass with Anita Kopacz

    “It’s like, oh yeah, I believe we’re all one, but before we even get there… How do you feel about Black people? We have to do some work before we can really feel what that oneness is.” - Anita Kopacz
    Yemaya is the Yoruba deity of the sea, the original Black mermaid, and the heroine of Anita Kopacz’s new novel Shallow Waters. In her stunning novel, Yemaya intersects with 1800s history as she seeks her love, who has been kidnapped and brought across the Middle Passage to the Americas. Through years of work, rejection, and uncertainty, Anita felt called to tell this amazing story.
    Tune into this week on Find Your Fierce & Loving to hear about getting a book deal during a pandemic and how Charlamagne tha God fell in love with Anita’s work. With every step of this conversation, Antia brings her wisdom and curiosity to help you break apart your own spiritual bypass and rediscover who you really are.
    (02:45) - Spiritual leadership(08:12) - Creating this book(24:48) - Finding Charlamagne(32:19) - Raising childrenAnita Kopacz is the author of the Simon & Schuster fiction novel, Shallow Waters. It is the second title that Charlemagne tha God will release on his imprint, Black Privilege Publishing on August 3, 2021. Anita is the former Editor-in-Chief of Heart & Soul Magazine and Managing Editor of BeautyCents Magazine. She is an award winning writer, a Spiritual Psychologist and a certified Tantra coach with a passion to see people thrive. Anita created the Zero F's Given campaign to raise awareness and help victimized and disenfranchised populations heal from sexual trauma, find their voice, and reclaim their power. She has helped thousands of victims through her work with Zero F’s Given and being on the board for the Center for Safety and Change. Through leading retreats around the world, working with private clients and storytelling, Anita fulfills her intention to awaken the divine simplicity, pleasure and joy in her life and others.
    Do you want to unleash your inherent love and goodness, liberate yourself, and free humanity from the oppressive systems and structures we have created? We are here to support you in finding your fierce and loving life. Join us in Our Circle, a vibrant membership community rich in opportunities for engagement and transformation. Find out more at lolawright.com/our-circle.
    You can follow Lola Wright, on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter and learn more about my work at lolawright.com.
    Chicago born and built, Lola grew up in wealth and privilege, yet always sensed something was missing. She sought out aliveness and freedom in music, immersing herself in the hip hop and house music scenes of 90s Chicago. After finding herself on her own at 23, as the mother of two young children, she became determined to create a new experience.
    Lola is an ordained minister with a gift for weaving together the mystical and material, she served for many years as the CEO of Bodhi Center, an organization committed to personal transformation, collective awakening, conscious activism, and community-building.
    This podcast is produced by Quinn Rose with theme music by independent producer Trey Ro

    • 41 min
    Right Relationship

    Right Relationship

    “We are being called into right relationship as a species. I wonder, how is that stirring in you these days? - Lola Wright
    I’ve never gotten along well with the heat. Combine a Chicago summer with relentless physical labor, a steep learning curve, intense client demands, and my own transformation and watch me brought to my knees in deep practice. This season of my life has been filled with sacrifice. I have been humbled. I have been inspired. I have been heartbroken. I have been moved. Each day I notice a new encounter with all that is sacred.
    In the final episode of a series called Three Things I Learned While Digging In the Dirt, I’m bringing you what I’ve newly discovered about cultivating right relationship with myself, my work, and others. Listen in to hear about our own responsibility, how we can tend to ourselves in challenging circumstances, and creating our desired future, no matter what it takes.
    (01:18) - Doing new work(05:24) - Expanding & installing containers(11:14) - Our responsibility(18:15) - What I’ve learnedDo you want to unleash your inherent love and goodness, liberate yourself, and free humanity from the oppressive systems and structures we have created? We are here to support you in finding your fierce and loving life. Join us in Our Circle, a vibrant membership community rich in opportunities for engagement and transformation. Find out more at lolawright.com/our-circle.
    You can follow Lola Wright, on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter and learn more about my work at lolawright.com.
    Chicago born and built, Lola grew up in wealth and privilege, yet always sensed something was missing. She sought out aliveness and freedom in music, immersing herself in the hip hop and house music scenes of 90s Chicago. After finding herself on her own at 23, as the mother of two young children, she became determined to create a new experience.
    Lola is an ordained minister with a gift for weaving together the mystical and material, she served for many years as the CEO of Bodhi Center, an organization committed to personal transformation, collective awakening, conscious activism, and community-building.
    This podcast is produced by Quinn Rose with theme music by independent producer Trey Royal.
    If you'd like to receive new episodes as they're published, please subscribe to Find Your Fierce & Loving in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review in Apple Podcasts. Your reviews help others find the show.

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
76 Ratings

76 Ratings

Delia Folk ,

Such an interesting show!

Thank you for discussing these important topics :)

TransformingCMB ,

Let’s wake up

Lola has a message of transformation that I find very helpful in my personal journey to become the best version of myself. Definitely worth a listen.

lisabhiggs ,

So much appreciation for this podcast!

Lola’s words and energy are a powerful sacred stand in this world. I look to these podcasts for steering me back on course, for a fierce and loving wake up call to remember who and what I am here to be. Every episode is a gem and her guests are on point.

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