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Collective Wellness: Devotions for These Times

The roof of my mouth is sore. My nostrils and eyes both burn and there is a slight ache in my throat. The wildfires that continue to burn in Canada have impacted the air quality as far west as Colorado and Montana. Air quality in the Midwest and Mid Atlantic states is expected to be […]

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Holy Week 2023

Jesus wept. This is the shortest verse in the Bible. John 11, verse 35.    This is the story where Jesus is grieving due to the death of his friend Lazarus, already laid in the tomb having been prepared and wrapped for burial.  Jesus wept. Jesus had bodily functions such as blood, sweat and tears. […]

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Wellness & Peace in a Chaotic, Violent World

Wellness & Peace in a Chaotic, Violent World

Here we are at the threshold of holiday season. Earlier this week, on the eve of Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day acknowledging the violence against and murder of Transgender individuals, a mass shooting took place in Colorado Springs at Q Club, a gay bar. On the threshold of the holiday season, we have yet […]

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Random Thoughts and Ramblings

Random Thoughts and Ramblings

Random Thoughts and Ramblings: I love that Gen Z is falling in love with Kate Bush. I could care less about Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. My early summer perennial flowers are starting to bloom and it is 96 degrees mid June. They look disgusted. And wilted before they even flowered. Stop calling human rights […]

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Embodied Prayers for Peace in the World

Embodied Prayers for Peace in the World

Greed can and may destroy this planet. It is the greatest weapon of mass destruction humans employ. It devastates the Earth and destroys the life of the soul. Like many people across our planet, my heart hurts when war machines rumble, tyrants revel in domination and extraction, intimidation and murder in Yemen, Syria, Ethiopia, and […]

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Wholehearted Instructions for the New Year

Wholehearted Instructions for the New Year

Wholehearted Instructions for The New Year Wrap yourself in fierce tenderness. Perhaps a hand-knit shawl, a sweet song, a hug, a dog’s face sniffing and licking your tears, or the trusting hand of a small child. Nourish yourself with teas, soups, brisk outdoor walks, and lengthy meditations. Write yourself a letter from a beloved ancestor, […]

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