I am of
… Catholic upbringing, Mary mysticism and aromatic incense
… Jewish matzoh ball soup and Marcia my adopted mother
… 2nd Baptist gospel singing and Garry Archie wisdom mentoring
… BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Hindu temple, mala beads and Kali coming
… Sikh yoga with Yogi Bhajan teaching the Divine Feminine and Wahe Guru transformation
… Celtic Wild Fires and the Goddess Among Us
… Lyons Community Church prayer and John Wesley’s “Catch on fire with enthusiasm”
… Buddhist compassion and Jain daily meditation
… Unitarian Universalist questioning and respect for all beings
… Episcopal affirmation of women priests in a breakaway faith
… United Church of Christ and whole life sexuality
… Anglican cathedrals with the sound booming off the stone
… Moslem call to prayer and call to prayer and call to prayer
… Greek Orthodox icons and big fat happy me staring into their mysteries
… Pagan sun and moon and nature spirits
… Christmas carols and Love burning bright
… Sufi twirling and Rumi poems of the Divine One
… Pranschke Voodoo Women, ancestral power with all respect to shaman healers
… Native American listening to the buffalo. May I learn from you!
I am … grateful for these many flavors of faith. As I dip my fork down for another taste, I wonder what flavor will come up this time?
~ Best, Carol Pranschke
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