Prayers

“Meeting Jesus in Shadow-land”

Spirit of Life, Mystery and Love, Christ presence – stirring and creating within, between and beyond; far beneath the many layers of indoctrination and disguises is the energy and substance of our original selves. As Winter wanes, we seek a deeper connection across the distances we have created between heart and mind, body and soul [...]

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“Earth Season: Air and Divine Breath”

Breath of Life, Soil of our Souls, water and blood gushing within – and now ancient and life-giving star-fire – within, around, between, beyond. Fire, flame, passion, eros – the stuff, lust and zest of life – the full-orbed orientation to and appreciation of the unity, diversity and beauty of everything and everyone! God of [...]

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“Earth Season: The Fiery Life of Divine Essence”

Breath of Life, Soil of our Souls, water and blood gushing within – and now ancient and life-giving star-fire – within, around, between, beyond. Fire, flame, passion, eros – the stuff, lust and zest of life – the full-orbed orientation to and appreciation of the unity, diversity and beauty of everything and everyone! God of [...]

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“Drops of Water in the Ocean of God”

At this time we are aware of our breath and the life-giving air that surrounds and sustains. We are aware of soft warmth radiating from within, countless electrical impulses from synapse and all through our bodies; waves of light coming from the great distances of space – the fire that fuels all of life; we [...]

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“Celebrating Institutional Independence”

Intimate Presence, known and experienced within, between and all around. We delight in any reality, intuition or Epiphany that stirs our tired senses. We pause knowing that love and life are infused in all that is and that which moves us to spring into being and to celebrate independence. We delight in the fiery force [...]

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“Waking the Inner Dream”

Please join me in a spirit of prayer and compassion. We call to mind and heart all those who suffer, whether physical pain or emotional loss. We call to mind all people; those giving birth and those losing loved ones. We call to mind all world situations; those full of transformation and those running out [...]

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“Dreaming of Eternity”

“Last night I learned how to be a lover of God, To live in this world and call nothing my own. I looked inward And the beauty of my own emptiness Filled me till dawn.” – Rumi, A Mine of Rubies Last night i dozed to the sound of crickets chattering under a blood dusk [...]

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“Independence and the Pursuit of Happiness”

We direct thoughts, words, our apathy and wonder, our gratitude and intercessions to others, ourselves and to timeless mystery and presence. What is within, between and beyond we both question and affirm as we gather again on this Summer morn. In this heat and humidity-drenched season, we again blend our preoccupations on the immediate day-to-day [...]

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“The Power of Loving Service”

We pray to what is eternally free, infinite inspiration, Great Spirit and Presence – within all yet beyond all. We are grateful this day for another chance to live, for another chance to love and to enjoy another Summer day. For such vivid reminders of the great elements we are grateful: Sun blazing, bathing earth [...]

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“Celebrating the Mystery of Life”

We gather now, living and inviting happiness, celebrating the mystery of life. We gather in Holy Presence and in the presence of what is holy in each of us and, indeed, all around us in this place of rest, challenge and growth. Our experiences with the pain, sadness and unfairness of life mingle with our [...]

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