Amy at Texas Faith: A cup of coffee and other holy rituals

Amy at Texas Faith: A cup of coffee and other holy rituals

Texas Faith: A cup of coffee and other holy rituals question by Rudolph Bush Every faith has its rituals. Hopefully these help put us in the mind of being with God and make us more present in our prayer. Our lives have their little rituals too. In a recent article,Rabbi Patrick “Aleph” Beaulier wrote about the ritual of a morning …

Intersection

Intersection

Intersection by Amy Martin (c) Overhead, the stars are falling, alabaster streaks ephemerally etched on the night sky. So very long ago, Comet Swift-Tuttle passed our way, its long tail leaving remainders of itself, like white cat fur on passing black slacks. Now every year we swing around the Sun to cross the tail again and the sky puts on …

The Second Star to the Right

The Second Star to the Right

The Second Star to the Right by Amy Martin (c) www.moonlady.com          “Twinkle, twinkle little star. How I wonder what you are. Up above the world so high, like a diamond in the sky.” I’ve always yearned for the stars. Out in the flat Texas plains, where I spent a lot of time growing up, the night sky wrapped around …

Be Thankful for the Moon: Two Reasons Why

Be Thankful for the Moon: Two Reasons Why

Be Thankful for the Moon: Two Reasons Why by Amy Martin (c) www.moonlady.com —————————————————————– When was the last time you found yourself thankful for the Moon? Not for its beauty, nor for its light. But thankful that the Moon fostered the arising of life on Earth and has protected it ever since. Synchrony: Cycles in Sync The Moon spins to …

Amy at Texas Faith: Rise of the Nones

Amy at Texas Faith: Rise of the Nones

  Q: What is it that the institutions of religion are not providing a growing number of people? And if this younger generation remains unaffiliated as it ages, what’s the future of religion?   AMY MARTIN,  Executive Director, Earth Rhythms; Writer/Editor, Moonlady Media Sometimes an image changes everything. The early NASA views of Earth from the Moon, the first times …

Moonstruck: The night the Moonlady got her name

Moonstruck: The night the Moonlady got her name

by Amy Martin (c) www.moonlady.com   The night was dark. The cats slipped easily about the blackness in pursuit of phantom prey. As I moved back and forth between the house and garage, the air hung heavy with conspiracy. In quiet anticipation, the cats stilled to a whisper. Then I felt it over my left shoulder, drawing closer. I stood …

Goodbye Moon Man

Goodbye Moon Man

by Amy Martin (c) www.moonlady.com   My feet firmly on this Earth, I gaze at the Moon, drawing from it wisdom, spiritual sustenance, a rhythm that guides my way, and of course my name. Never would I be brave or skilled enough to pilot a rocket to my beloved Moon, land safely on its soil and walk its surface for …

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