Category Archives: prayer

The return of the goddess Oshún

When I lived in Lago de Atitlán, Guatemala, in 2007, I used to make offerings at an altar to Oshún, the goddess of love, that my friend Wendy Stauffer maintained on her lakeside retreat property, Villa Sumaya. In the Afro-Caribbean … Continue reading

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Dia de los cariños

Here in Lago de Atitlán, Guatemala, where I lived for most of 2007 and where am staying for the month of February 2012, Valentine’s Day is called El Dia de los Cariños–The Day of the Tendernesses, or Caresses, or Love. … Continue reading

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“One single drop of this compassionate water…”

May all beings have happiness and the causes of happiness; May all be free from sorrow and the causes of sorrow; May all never be separated from the sacred happiness which is sorrowless; And may all live in equanimity, without … Continue reading

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An ancient Gaelic prayer

May it be so for you, 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 gentle night to you. Moon and … Continue reading

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Waging peace

  For the past 24 hours, I have been making a fierce prayer. This is what I’ve been saying over and over again in my heart: May the nonviolent, peaceful components of the worldwide social-change movements continue to strengthen and grow. … Continue reading

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Guest artist: Rabbi Shefa Gold

From the Depths Mima’amakim k’raticha Yah From the Depths I call to You, Oh God. Hear my Voice!  (Psalm 130:1) Click to listen: Water is my teacher in so many ways. From water I learn about flow, nourishment, transformation, purification, … Continue reading

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“My limbs are made glorious”

“The same stream of life that runs through the world runs through my veins night and day and dances in rhythmic measure. It is the same life that shoots in joy through the dust of the earth into each blade of grass and breaks into tumultuous waves of flowers. It is the same life that is rocked in … Continue reading

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Dr. Masaru Emoto’s call for worldwide water and peace ceremony July 25

Dr. Masaru Emoto, the “Messenger of Water,” has issued a call for a global ceremony to send love and thanks to the waters of Fukushima and to pray for world peace on July 25. The information below is from his … Continue reading

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Native Americans call for prayers for the Wallow fire devastation

The call for prayer below just came across my computer screen. I am not sure what date it was issued, but as of July 4 the Wallow fire was still not 100% contained, and the devastating damage, of course, will … Continue reading

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Dr. Masaru Emoto: Update on worldwide July 25 water ceremony

Dr. Masaru Emoto, the self-described Messenger of Water, will do a major water ceremony in Fukushima, Japan, on July 25. The ceremony will also be streamed live on UStream. He is urging worldwide participation to send our apologies, love and … Continue reading

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