In the world of formal neopagan ‘Church’ in which I do my work, people are often moved by the news of the day, and the distant suffering of strangers is brought to us in our hands through our media. Whether or not one supports the involvement of religious work in chosen ’causes’ it is the plain goal of Wisdom to help people process our reactions to life’s troubling events, and choose the best path toward better outcomes. In the Clergy Council of Our Druidry we discussed the creation of prayers and works proper to circumstances as they arise in the socio-political currents.
After a few drafts this arose for me. Writing it brought me up against several bumps in my road to ‘topical prayer’.
To read the rest of this article and the beautiful prayer please click on this link: A Prayer to the Mothers