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 time of year, stretches out and time slows down. The trick is to consciously slow down all time, at every season, mindfully. Join Nicole Dean's Awesomization August … [Read more...]

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 it is already cold. But now that he has gone in a few times, he's ready to go in at least five times more.   This old dog has a way of thinking that he's still … [Read more...]

Loosen Your Hold On Life

True Forgiveness

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 people get done in an entire day. Naturally they were referring to writing projects etc. rather then home-improvement projects and the like.   I am a night person but see the value … [Read more...]

Celebrating Gentle Birthing- Podcast 151

AllReligions

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 progress. We owe much gratitude to Bonnie Gruenberg CNM who did all the work on the website. Today's podcast discusses birth and death. This podcast is often about death and awakening to the life we currently … [Read more...]

Prayer For Forgiveness- Podcast 141

True Forgiveness

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 from people all over the world   2) May those of you closest to the sadness know that you are not alone   3) May you know you are loved   4) May you know that all the … [Read more...]