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Poem: Wolf Path – Animal Medicine

Several years ago, my friend Jamie McCall was working with his “inner wolf.” He felt a calling to Wolf Medicine, as the Native Americans would call it. (For the Native Americans, “Medicine” is anything that heals the body, mind, or spirit. Read my prior blog post on Animal Medicine. Here, the spiritual medicine is wisdom.) …Read More

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Grace Before Meals, Grace After Meals

“It would be infinitely lonely to live in a world without blessing. The word blessing evokes a sense of warmth and protection; it suggests that no life is alone or unreachable.” ~John O’Donohue, To Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings When everyday moments are held sacred, there is a stillness that brings a …Read More

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Mary Gauthier: “Mercy Now”

“Every single one of us could use some mercy now.” Enjoy the beautiful lyrics of Mary Gauthier’s “Mercy Now”, invoking forgiveness, compassion, grace, and hope for each other … and for ourselves. My friend, Dave Roelant, brings this song into men’s prisons with the transformational work of the Mankind Project. (See recent interview with Dave …Read More