Dear Ones, You who offer a kind word, lend a hand to help, champion the disenfranchised, accept the broken and wounded, offer compassion like water on a hot day, march to spread awareness, call for social justice, write to plea for fairness, fight for the health of the planet, protect the smalls, rescue the […]
An end of the year blessing from the ever-wonderful John O’Donohue: The particular mind of the ocean Filling the coastline’s longing With such brief harvest Of elegant, vanishing waves Is like the mind of time Opening us shapes of days. As this year draws to its end, We give thanks for the gifts it brought […]
May the New Year bring you fun and delight, adventure and promise, beauty and space to feed your soul and fill your heart. Much love and many blessings for a wondrous 2017.
Have you ever read something that resonates with you so deeply that you want to share it with everyone? So, it is with this suggested benediction by Sister Joan Chittister, from her book, A Monastery Almanac. It’s a blessing in the form of a challenge to co-create change. Simple. Profound. Doable. Potentially powerful. Thank you, Sister Joan. I […]
“I No Longer Pray For Peace” By Ann Weems On the edge of war, one foot already in, I no longer pray for peace I pray for miracles. I pray that stone hearts will turn to tenderheartedness And evil intentions will turn to mercifulness. And all the soldiers already deployed will be snatched out of […]
Dear Ones, a few years ago, I wrote this blessing and it still seems appropriate today. It feels particularly pertinent as I will be heading to South Caroline to assist with Red Cross recovery efforts following the horrific floods. Send good juju and much love to all. During these days when the planetary movement is […]
Bless those who challenge us for they remind us of doors we have closed and doors we have yet to open. Native American Prayer
Deep peace of the running wave to you. Deep peace of the flowing air to you. Deep peace of the quiet earth to you. Deep peace of the shining stars to you. Deep peace of the infinite peace to you. – Adapted from ancient Gaelic runes Isn’t that a lovely blessing? There is a long form, with more […]