Prayer Prescriptions

Mid-Summer Glory- Podcast 223

This time of year is spectacular! One thing that’s difficult to fathom is– the days are getting shorter. The weather is getting hotter. Here in Lancaster County, gardens are beginning their prolific bounty until the first frost. Even though we need not think about that for awhile, it is looming and winter, although a short […]

The Reality of Canine Ageism

Remembering Ulysses Dear Goddess, It’s balmy this Monday evening, November 14, 2011. Ulysses wants to play ball in the Conestoga River. And that is exactly what we are doing in this moment. Ulysses just emerged from the river and shook the river water all over me.   He hesitated before going in the water, because […]

True Forgiveness

Loosen Your Hold On Life

Dear Goddess, This morning’s sky reveals red streaks in the dawning day. A new day reveals promise and hope of what is yet to manifest. It also encourages us to rest in the full majesty of great beauty and magnificence.   Some have suggested that they get more done in the predawn hours than most […]


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 […]

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Market Analysis For Prayer Prescriptions: 14 Spiritual Remedies For Long Lasting Health

Market Analysis For Prayer Prescriptions: 14 Spiritual Remedies For Long Lasting Health Genre: Nonfiction Category: Spirituality, Enlightenment The spirit of this book is inclusion and suggests a poetic way of life where prayer practice is internalized along with meditation and other spiritual practices. The spiritual is not separate from any other aspect of life, love […]

Ulysses, Zen Master Part 2

This prayer was written one month before Ulysses passed from the physical dimension in 2011, December. Dear Goddess, Ulysses and I are hanging out in the barn again today. We have a beautiful view of the woods, of the pasture, and of the beautiful Conestoga River. Ulysses would rather stay in the barn than in […]

Ulysses Zen Master

Ulysses, Zen Master

As I prepare Prayer Prescriptions 14 Spiritual Remedies For Long Lasting Health for publication, I was inspired to dedicate the book to Ulysses The Dog: “To Ulysses, Zen Master, Dog of all Dogs, Noble, Heroic, Magnificent, And dog, once again, Ferocious and growling at every single dog On the street.” This prayer is part of […]

PROOF first in the Prayer Prescription Series

Outgrowing What Was Never Yours

When I first became a nurse in 1984, the world of medicine still had some humanity left within it. The book, Prayer Prescriptions For Nurse Healers, reflects the humanity that still existed at that time.   I would like to see hospitals and clinics get back to that model of emotional intelligence. The model that […]

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. […]