Tessi Muskrat Rickabaugh
Tessi Muskrat Rickabaugh is a graduate of Shalem Institute’s Spiritual Guidance Program and founder of Anam Cara Deaf Ministries, as well as The Barefoot Journey, an online community of people seeking to recognize God in the raw beauty of their story. A Native woman of Cherokee and Irish descent, Tessi uses her heritage as a member of the Long Hair Clan to promote peace and openness toward self and others through the power of sharing Story. Her Celtic soul delights in engaging the natural world and inviting people into interactive prayer experiences. In addition to leading women’s circles, exploring creation with her niece and nephew, and writing, Tessi provides spiritual direction in English and American Sign Language in her central Missouri home and nationally through video call platforms.