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Celebrating Gentle Birthing- Podcast 151

I have been petitioned to be the blogger for birth care midwives dot com, currently on a sub domain. I will be starting a podcast on that site, as well, called: The Gentle Birthing Podcast. If you go to the above-mentioned Domain you will go to the old website. It is indeed a work in […]

True Forgiveness

Prayer For Forgiveness- Podcast 141

The Boston Marathon Bombing Happened 2 years ago. The same hold true today as it did then, after a contentious trial, finding the bomber guilty of the mass destruction and murder. Here is a prayer I wrote for that occasion:   1) May those of you closely involved feel the outpouring of prayer and love […]

Beautiful Early Spring

Throw Away Children-Podcast 139

   Sometimes you find a book that fits everything you’ve ever thought a book should be. No one told me about “The Memory Keeper’s Daughter,” by Kim Edwards.  I walked into Barnes and Noble, and strolled right to the book in question and bought it. The book immediately reveals the story line, most all of the characters, and […]

Empty Heart Of Paradox

Empty Heart Of Paradox- Podcast 137

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.  – Socrates  I heard a story this week of another person’s death. The circumstances of her death created drama for those who found her. She had died from an aortic aneurysm and was discovered in her home, after a search was conducted on her behalf […]

Duty To Delight

A Duty To Delight – Podcast 135

Tattoos On The Heart: The Power Of Boundless Compassion is a book I recommend to everybody in the world. Today I am reading about reconciliation as it relates to opposing, warring, gang member enemies. One of the results of Father Gregory Boyle’s Homeboy International is to rehabilitate violent gang members who may be enemies when […]

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Being With Dying

How Are We “Doing” with Death?

1) Fearing Death 2) Denying Death 3) Defying Death 4) Grieving Death 5) Accepting Death 6) Liberation In The Face Of Death These six ways of approaching death are in the Joan Halifax book called Being With Dying. I have learned so much from this book and use in my podcast from time to time. […]

dreams

Your Dream Life–Podcast 151

The last few days, I have been semi-off the grid. It is difficult to reconcile spiritual mystical experiences with the battleground of human conflicts, war and grievances. Yet we keep trying, don’t we? I remember reading about a man who went on a silent retreat for one year. When he came back and started listening […]

Divine Grace

Prayer For Divine Grace- Podcast 143

Dear Goddess, Today’s prayer will focus on not asking for a specific outcome, but for complete surrender to all that is possible, all the good, all of the love and beauty, and simply ask that it flows through us all, through these prayers, and through the entire universe. Today surrender will align us with an […]

Prayers For Peace

Community Validation-Podcast 140

 At one time in my blogging life, I wrote one prayer every day for 365 days, and eventually turned those prayers into a book. I found a notebook of them, and over the next few days, I will share them with you: Dear Goddess, Here we go again, writing these words, sinking into Spirit, asking […]

Nature Heals

Nurses and PTSD–Podcast 138

There can be no rebirth without a dark night of the soul, a total annihilation of all that you believed in and thought that you were.  ― Hazrat Inayat Khan What is PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder? It’s a severe and ongoing emotional reaction to an extreme psychological trauma. This stressor may involve someone’s […]