Don’t give yourself a heart attack: A meditation

Careening in the background, uncontrollably and at a breakneck, toward the mid-autumnal new moon - and its priestess-goddess and all she and it might portend - the question of the hour is whether the dawn is the most personal or the most impersonal of all the phenomena of wonder to which we are regularly and often … Continue reading Don’t give yourself a heart attack: A meditation

New Week, New Year, New Blessing

Happy new year, happy new moon, happy new week. As we approach the beginnings of things, Our days still short, nights still long, Weather still horrible for months to come, May we approach only after we take a deep breath, Only after we allow a moment of quiet, Only if we release the heaviness of … Continue reading New Week, New Year, New Blessing

Blessing for Monday Morning: Let’s Make it Good

As we start our week, a blessing: Here, this morning, in the midst of All There Is, Here, we pause to ponder. This week, we shall give our thanks -  And may we do so with sincerity and the force of the fullness of our hearts. Not only do we owe it, but we need … Continue reading Blessing for Monday Morning: Let’s Make it Good

Fly Along With the Winds of Unity: A Blessing

Go with the wind this Unity Tuesday, my friend, My sister, my brother, Be the wind, for it is great to be wind. The wind does not choose the places it travels, But instead goes every place, Good places and bad places, Places we like and places we would rather not be-- Yet still it … Continue reading Fly Along With the Winds of Unity: A Blessing

Unity Tuesday: Falling Stars, Rising Moon, Howling Coyote

Above, the stars streak as they fall, Down here, the spring brings us tumult. That's a rushing of the water, a flooding of the banks, A rustling wind of chaos, mastered only by the hawks. We're uncomfortable, we're tired, We've kind of had enough And now things are starting to faster and glow brighter. That's … Continue reading Unity Tuesday: Falling Stars, Rising Moon, Howling Coyote

Watch out for Simple Answers

So, what the hell? Let's just let that sit there for a minute. What the hell? I try really hard, even on Christmas, to avoid ever being surprised. Days like yesterday serve as an unfortunate reminder of how hopeless a quest that really is. You never wake up in the morning - not here, anyway … Continue reading Watch out for Simple Answers

The Cost of War (Gear-Up Monday)

“There is no instance of a country having benefited from prolonged warfare. It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of war that can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.” -Sun Tzu, The Art of War So we arrive on our very first “Gear-Up Monday” and we’ll take this … Continue reading The Cost of War (Gear-Up Monday)

There is a River (WEEKLY WAKE-UP CHALLENGE)

Unity Tuesday. Blessings to you all!  It is time to pause for early afternoon, the third of our five pauses.  By approaching the day as though it were already holy and sacred (which it is), I have opened myself up to something. I discover within a surging wellspring of energy and light, the kind of … Continue reading There is a River (WEEKLY WAKE-UP CHALLENGE)

A Plea for Peace

Said the king to the people everywhere, "Listen to what I say-- Pray for peace, people everywhere!" --Noel Regney, 1962 ...[W]herever we are, we must all, in our daily lives, live up to the age-old faith that peace and freedom walk together....we shall also do our part to build a world of peace where the … Continue reading A Plea for Peace