Tag: universe

Stephen H. Ruppenthal’s May All Be Filled with Joy and Peace

May all be filled with joy and peace. May all beings everywhere, The strong and the weak, The great and the small, The meek and the powerful, The short and the long, The subtle and the gross: May all beings everywhere, Both seen and… Continue Reading “Stephen H. Ruppenthal’s May All Be Filled with Joy and Peace”

Max Erhmann’s Desiderata

My daughter has been asked to choose a poem and memorize it for her Language Arts class.  When stumbling up on this one again the other day, I decided I may challenge myself to do the same.  There are many words and sentiments here… Continue Reading “Max Erhmann’s Desiderata”

Stephen Ruppenthal’s May All Be Filled with Joy and Peace

May All Be Filled With Joy and Peace May all be filled with joy and peace. May all beings everywhere, The strong and the weak, The great and the small, The meek and the powerful, The short and the long, The subtle and the… Continue Reading “Stephen Ruppenthal’s May All Be Filled with Joy and Peace”

Mary Oliver’s Song of the Builders

  Song of the Builders On a summer morning I sat down on a hillside to think about God – a worthy pastime. Near me, I saw a single cricket; it was moving the grains of the hillside this way and that way. How… Continue Reading “Mary Oliver’s Song of the Builders”

the sacred web of creation

O Gracious, gentle Spirit of Love, Your energy permeates the Universe, Igniting Earth with Your Goodness, Truth and Beauty. Open our minds and hearts To a deeper awareness Of our interconnectedness with You, Each other and all creation. May we experience Your unique presence… Continue Reading “the sacred web of creation”