Icy Roads – A Prayer Song

Last month we found ourselves in the midst of a heavy snow and ice storm. I wrote this song in the midst of that storm while praying fervently for our sisters and brothers holding space at Standing Rock. It is a prayer of hope for healing during difficult times when we find our hearts on icy roads. I recorded this today just before the power … Continue reading Icy Roads – A Prayer Song

Drinking Deeply from Sacred Roots

Earth is our Mother. Without Her, we would die.  The rivers and streams that flow through Her are our brethren, gifts of love from Grandmother Ocean and Grandfather Fire in the form of sunshine.  They sustain us and give us life.  Remembering our sacred connections with the Elemental Beings — who were all dreamed into existence before we humans entered this realm — remembering and … Continue reading Drinking Deeply from Sacred Roots

Gratitude for the Divine Feminine

In our front room, where prayer candles are lit, turtles of many sizes, shapes and hues dance along our mantle-top altar, carrying our prayers on their backs to the realm of Divine Love.  On either side of the prayer mantle stand two glorious plant spirits, reminding us of our connection with the natural world.  They are joined by yarn paintings and beaded gourds of thunder … Continue reading Gratitude for the Divine Feminine

November Women’s Fire

Women of the East and West of the Willamette, you are invited to join your soul sisters in sacred space.  Come to our newly created Dancing Heart Hearth – our backyard fire pit – for a time of laughter, sharing, joys and sorrows.  Join us this afternoon for a women’s circle in the presence of Fire. This is a time to warm our hearts and hands … Continue reading November Women’s Fire

Putting in my Spiritual Contacts

After prayer time with Fire this morning, I was going through my bathroom ritual for daily readiness which includes putting in my contacts.  It struck me that this is what prayer time is like.  I light candles in the morning and at night.  Just before going to bed, I sit on my front porch listening to the wind and watching the movements of the weather, … Continue reading Putting in my Spiritual Contacts