By Barbara Leonhard | Featured Contributor Dear Friends, most of us would agree that this past year has been extremely challenging if not tragic. Many of you have documented your pain and grief in poetry, fiction, and essays. St. Patrick’s Day is today and Easter is coming up, so it’s a good time for us to transmute…A Blessing... Continue Reading →
I have a poetry podcast on Podbean called “Poetry: The Memoir of the Soul“. Let me know what you think!The post is called 'We Are Entwined Spirits'. When we feel isolated and lost, Poetry is our medicine.http://meelosmom.podbean.com/This podcast has a new poem in it.MemoirsPoems are memoirsOf our human journeyOur life storiesAnd spiritual questsIn images woven... Continue Reading →
This is the poem I plan to read at an event to honor Women’s History Month. Our Mother Earth is crying. May she heal, and may we all heal.
I am praying for the babies and children locked in cages with only what looks like tin foil as a blanket. And some have stopped eating. Some are being abused. Some are going insane and are so troubled they can’t even hug their mothers when reunited. I pray actions truly support the words of... Continue Reading →
I wrote this poem to celebrate and bless the new home of some dear friends, the Hensley-Crouch family.
Join Me Come, friends, Join me at the table. It’s time to retreat, To seek sanctuary, To cloister and rest In soul voice, Heart. Tis’ the season To mature spirit, To melt the ice of fear As we make a fire of gratitude With flames searing skyward In highest prayer, Grace-filled litany, Cleansing, preparing,... Continue Reading →
A Prayer: Calm Within the Storm To You, the One Most High, I send this prayer. It is not with words, But with the light from my heart. Words may tarnish What I truly feel. I am of Light, am I not? Light speaks my truth. You know me as I truly shine, And even... Continue Reading →
Here is the complete poem and audio based on yesterday’s post. A Message from the Nightingale At times, it seems I wander alone in pain, Friendless, except for the wounds, so I seek a guardian for fortitude and healing From a realm of unseen glory. The nightingale sings that The gate’s not closed.... Continue Reading →
Pray for the One Good deeds are acts of prayer To the light, our vanguard. This is the time when Acts of love are needed To fortify the One of which We all are, One Unity of Light, Strengthened by deeds for Others and Mother Earth. So pray. Pray for the One, Pray... Continue Reading →