New Mexico, where I live, is currently swaddled by fires, And so it feels incumbent to pray for rain. * And yet my prayer is not only for New Mexico, nor for literal rain: It is for all people, places, and times, and for all soothing, quenching liquids for various states of distress. * My… Continue reading A prayer for rain
I recognize that my actions have harmed others in the past. Through selfishness, I have created and amplified traumas, Some of which may live on to this day. These will need to be healed through time, Some of them perhaps living on to future generations. For my part, I recognize that my own harmful actions… Continue reading Atonement for negative karma
I wake today grateful not just to be alive, But to have been alive, Seen what I’ve seen, Felt what I’ve felt, Touched and tasted what I have. Thank you, creator: No matter how much more there may be, This was enough.
Here is a conversation I had with Kyle Eric Hilding of The Spiritual Download podcast and Amanda Flores on 7/8/20. The subject was "Spirituality and Politics." https://m.youtube.com/watch?fbclid=IwAR19GpiYAXu1CPGL98o7cxD3K7brRqeFg2LBo5aXkaePJpBT4furiIhhrvs&v=h52AWSd90aE
May the awakening of this moment be complete. May all beings know God’s love in their hearts and minds and, with this love, may they accept their true selves. With this self-acceptance, may our systems bend irrevocably in the directions of health and justice. With this equilibrium, may our environment, too, know equilibrium. May the… Continue reading A prayer for the summer solstice