Source of All Life, today we pray for peace, as for millennia now we have been waging wars with one another and within ourselves. We need more benevolence, kindness, decency, and more peace inside and between us. We ask for the strength to seek and to grant forgiveness from those we’ve wounded and to those […]
Marriage is very much like a work of art in that after many strokes and much time it reveals its truest masterpiece. Many enter marriage with an unhealthy understanding of what sustains long-term relationships. Many believe, like the song says, “love is all we need!” and fail to understand that love will be tested and […]
We are living in a time of great change. Many thinkers and seers agree that humanity and the planet Earth are evolving at a quickened pace, and that this evolution will be severe and seemingly chaotic at times. It is natural for people to react with fear, because these changes will doubtless bring some level […]
It is one of the greatest challenges of our humanity to share carrying another’s burden of pain … if they trust us enough to let us in during such a time. The real opportunity in that moment is to be a listening ear, a loving bosom, and/or a gentle and non-judging caregiver.
What is your language of love? Did you even know that you had one? We all have a love language. It is how we communicate our love to those close to us. Most are not aware of how their love language expresses itself. It may be difficult to comprehend, but you and your lover both probably have two very different love languages.
With the recent Supreme Court ruling for same-sex marriage, the debate concerning the purpose of marriage has again been thrust into the public sphere. And there is a great deal of passion on all sides, from those who believe that the sanctity of marriage is under attack to those who can now enjoy the benefits of the wedded institution.
I have been writing love notes to my spouse and daughter every day for over a year now. Since it is a proven fact that before either of them says, “Good morning” to the world, or “I love you,” or even do their morning must-dos, they would engage their smartphones, I figured that the best way for me to get their attention is to send them an email or a text message.
Great Spirit, universal presence, we consider the warmth of the sun… this day… We honor your essence which caresses us in the wind….this day… With the beauty that surrounds us…. we refuse to complain…. this day… We pray from humble and grateful hearts, considering our own frailties. We pray that, while serving others from forgiving, […]