Lynette Yetter

Lynette gazes out the open window at sacred Mt. Illimani in La Paz, Bolivia.

Lynette Yetter (Lynette/no pronouns) is a panpipe-playing lesbian artist of Algonquian and European descent. Lynette speaks English, Spanish, and studied Quechua (language of the Inka). Has practiced and studied Nichiren Buddhism for almost 40 years, and is a certified interfaith Spiritual Director. Earned a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) degree from Reed College, and lives in both Portland, Oregon and La Paz, Bolivia. Lynette's latest book, Adela Zamudio: Selected Poetry & Prose, translated from the Spanish by Lynette Yetter (Fuente Fountain Books 2022), was a finalist for the prestigious 2023 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation. Learn more about Lynette.

From Lynette Yetter

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May everyone feel safe and free to love as they choose.

Reflection | By Lynette Yetter | June 12, 2024 | From Braver/Wiser
Tagged as: #Pride, 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 3rd Principle (Acceptance & Spiritual Growth), 6th Principle (World Community), Brokenness, Community, Despair, Direct Experience, Fear, Friendship, Humanism, Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer, Oppression, Pain, Pride Sunday, Searching, Women, Worship

I have struggled forgiving myself for not knowing how to create appropriate boundaries.

Reflection | By Lynette Yetter | September 20, 2023 | From Braver/Wiser
Tagged as: Acceptance, Buddhism, Compassion, Forgiveness, Journey, Relationships, Spiritual Practice, Worship

My intuition became honed, for safety and survival.

Reflection | By Lynette Yetter | March 22, 2023 | From Braver/Wiser
Tagged as: Worship

I was often being a stern taskmaster over my mind. I yearned for more openness and joy.

Reflection | By Lynette Yetter | February 9, 2022 | From Braver/Wiser
Tagged as: Beginnings, Buddhism, Creativity, Direct Experience, Mindfulness, Prophetic Words & Deeds, Spiritual Practice, Worship

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