Sunday, March 13, 2011

Prayers for Japan: mandala, a healing circle



An offering of mandalas--healing circles--for Mother Earth who is in turmoil;
For our Earth--who is herself a mandala which keeps us whole--we honor its
White pineapple, a mandala, its essential self at the center.



We offer the wholeness and harmony of your spider web, a labyrinthian mandala.



Mother Earth, plase accept my humble mandala of your four directions on the wheel: north, south, east, west.
In its center, my sacred self.

Photo of white pineapple by Byron Kay

beautiful Sundays, postcards from Paradise is the vision of Rebecca Brooks at "recuerda mi corazon." If you would like to participate in Prayers for Japan, just post your postcard on Sunday on your blog and link back to recuerda mi corazon.

24 comments:

  1. A beautiful idea and sentiment gorgeously rendered.

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  2. Thanks, Lynne~ It's so devastating, isn't it? Did your coast get any waves? I'm pretty sure it went that far north-- keep safe, Love, me

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  3. BEautiful mandalas
    circles of love and caring
    sharing prayers...

    xox - eb.

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  4. Thanks, Elizabeth! I love the concept that all being is made up of circles within circles, and that we're more alike than we think. Your poem reminds that praying together in a circle really works. Love

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  5. We connect in more ways than we could ever imagine and your prayers and mandalas here are beautiful reminders of this... thank you Margaret

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  6. Joining you in prayer and remembrance.

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  7. Dear Margaret, being in this circle of caring souls is a beautiful thing and all the more when there is so much turmoil visiting the earth.

    Thank you for sharing your lovely thoughts and images.

    Sue x

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  8. are collective thoughts and prayers are flooding the air.

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  9. I've had Japan on my mind so much these past days. Just praying for them. I'm so glad that you posted these lovely thoughts about it.
    Love Di ♥

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  10. prayers, lovely message,
    bless all.

    signed in to follow your blog, welcome following us back.
    hope to see you in.

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  11. Dear Margaret, I wish there were more like you and your commenters! I join in your prayers for healing...

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  12. your mandala is the gift of wholeness we hold sacred.
    our prayers for japan has been posted on a japanese blog...
    people we are holding close to our hearts are reading our offerings.

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  13. Margaret,
    I am sorry that I did not get to this on Sunday. This is incredibly beautiful. Such a sacred and numinous vision for the earth, for her children and for the unity of all people who care for her and for each other. I thank you for this beautiful piece of your lovely spirit.
    xoxo,
    Noelle

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  14. To Lea~ It is amazing the connections that exist among people and our earth. I built a native American prayer/healing wheel in my backyard (based on the ones they have in Sedona); there is a certain way of walking it based on phase of life = directions on the compass. Everytime I walk it, I will think of you walking your labyrinth 3,000 miles away. We can make Japan and the Japanese our prayer intention. In unity and love, Margaret

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  15. I light a candle with yours, Annie. I love your prayer intention list and join you in our circle of prayer for Japan. Love

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  16. Sue, it is wonderful to see so many hearts come together. Our prayers and love reach out across the ocean at this time of great need and loss to our Japanese sisters and brothers. Thank you for introducing me to Ikebana--a sublime, tangible expression of prayer. Love

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  17. I think they are, too, Steph. It's amazing how powerful a circle of prayers is. Our solidarity in generating positive energy to Japan and the Japanese is absolutely beautful. love

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  18. Hi Diana~ Yes, it's wonderful that we're all praying together for Japan. I think that when a communal prayer is generated, it is powerful and it works. Love

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  19. prayers.
    lovely message.

    A++

    welcome to JP.

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  20. Hi Jingle~ Prayers, hope, blessings: I firmly believe they are being felt. I saw your post today: very heartfelt and eloquent poem. Sweet of you to offer awards to bloggers swept up in our community for Japan.
    Thanks for the follow; I signed up to follow you, too. Love and light, Margaret

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  21. Hi Stickup~ It's wonderful we've formed such a tremendous circle of prayer and positive energy for Japan. The person who started this prayer circle for Japan is Rebecca Brooks: I have posted her link above; just click on my last three underlined words, recuerda mi corazon. Her vision is truly amazing; you will love her spirit. Love, Margaret

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  22. Rebecca, that is wonderful news. It will give them a ray of hope. Your grass roots movement is taking off like wildfire and I believe is really making a difference. It reminds me of the lyric line, "Hands across the water."

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  23. Thank you, Noelle. Please don't worry if you can't respond to a post; I feel we are together in spirit always. It's so beautiful how we've all come together to generate goodwill for the people of Japan and that it's tangibly being felt (on the Japanese blog Rebecca noted above). We still need to feel gratitude for the ocean and the earth to help the healing. Remember your beautiful post about the heart of the earth at Thor's Well? Much love, me

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  24. Thank you for your offering of the beautiful mandala with all 7 directions: North, South, East,West,Up to the sky,Down to Earth and inside your heart.

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