Category Archives: Prayer

MIND, BODY, SPIRIT– STRONG AND WEAK

The flesh is weak the flesh is strong many pleasures does it seek which wear it down and build it up, the wish of meek may add to others till the list is very long. . . The mind is … Continue reading

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ALL HANDS TOGETHER

Hands together. . . Yours to mine, Mine to mine, Yours to yours. . . We touch our hands in twos, in threes, in little groups, in crowds, in scores. . . we breathe we drink the water accept caress … Continue reading

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A PRAYER FOR THE KISS OF LOVE

Hey, you! (Me!) Please send me a kiss to every last cell of this, my one body. Free unshackle these ankles, these wrists, from the stall of the structure and spirit that, it seems, have gone limp and flat with … Continue reading

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MISERICORDIA

MISERICORDIA Posted on May 19, 2017 by elainedanforth Misericordia– Sun shines now here in this lovely spot in California. Much of warm light it seems I see– perhaps a sign I’ve taken few steps to malign the precious layer each … Continue reading

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NOW I BREATHE ME DOWN TO SLEEP

Now I breathe me down to sleep. . . the winter’s turned. . . I still have breath and a trusty, good heartbeat, which, on this earth, now still plod on though, in my haste, I’ve plum forgot to shed … Continue reading

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PSSST. . . PASS IT ON!

Pssssst. . . Friends– Blessings in your courage And courage through your blessings, The places, the people, the processes. . . the knowing, the logic, the intuition, the wild goose guessings. . . Some bring you challenge– some bring you … Continue reading

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A PRAYER OF MOVING FORWARD

Dear God, This is Your day. You are already making it all possible for me. It is for me to let it happen. You are. You are with me. You’ve seen me far. Please. Be. See. (I know you see.) … Continue reading

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