Category Archives: sacred

Healing Symbols

HEALING SYMBOLS From statues to scholarships to crosses, there have been hundreds of tangible and intangible memorials to commemorate the lives of those who died. None of the ordinary ones could bring solace to Abigail Carter, a Canadian woman who … Continue reading

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Prayer by Rumi

I found this prayer by Rumi (13th century Sufi poet) sung at a life celebration service so very beautiful and I’d like to share it with you here: On the day I die Don’t weep, don’t cry He’s gone, he’s gone The … Continue reading

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Ten Tips for Christian Widows

A Christian counselor friend says, “If you were my sister, my mother, or a dear friend and your husband had just died, here are the ten things I’d tell you to successfully navigate the waters of widowhood.” 1. Trust God. Easier said than done, I … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage to Sacred Places

What is a Pilgrimage? All religions, from the rudimentary to the most expansive, have a common specific place of reference that assumes particular importance for their followers.  In their eyes, this singular aura marks out a territory traveled mentally as … Continue reading

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