May-June 2016

by Carrie WildWild Radiance
pinnate prairie coneflower and wild bergamot cluster
photo, Fort Harrison State Park
by Warren Lynn
Rev. Warren Lynn is the executive minister for Christian vocations at Disciples Home Missions in Indianapolis, and also an accomplished nature photographer. “For me,” he writes, “photography is a contemplative spiritual practice; a way of meditating on the world, the balance of light and dark therein, deep wisdom beyond our own busied distraction. Often my images are prayers of gratitude for beauty in the more-than-human world, but sometimes they testify to other truths and emotions, rising up as diverse expressions of a human/divine relationship in which we are all participants and partners.”

CONTENTS
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Illumination
A prayer of invocation at the Summer Solstice.
ROSE MARY O’MALLEY
Electric
A poem.
KYLE HUNTER
The Energy Codes of Creation
There is a system to All That Is.
DR. SUE MORTER
Drawn to the Light
A poem.
KARYL MURSCHEL
The Creative Compost Pile
Plant imagination’s unexpected seeds.
LIZA HYATT
From One Seed
A poem.
FREDERICK MICHAELS
The Medicine of Altruism
Compassion is the most effective way to solve problems.
TENZIN GYATSO, 14TH DALAI LAMA OF TIBET
Journaling the Sacred Calendar
A helpful way to track your spiritual life.
NORMANDI ELLIS
Living and Growing in the Garden of Life
We are all connected.
JULIANNA CONNELLY
Planting
A poem.
KYLE HUNTER
Song for My Uncle Millard
A poem.
JOHN SHERMAN
The Mossy Stone
A poem.
D. A. YOUNG
Child and Mother
A poem in honor of Mother’s Day.
GENE BALDWIN

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