psithurism

Aren’t we all just paying attention? 
Waves roll in, waves roll out, trees bend and sway in the spring wind…and our community gatherings continue to take shape according to ever-changing circumstances.

Dear Friends, I’m sorry to say, MeadowFest has been cancelled for 2020. Group campgrounds are remaining closed and even with individual campsites, restrictions to very small group gatherings make MeadowFest a no-go. Please plan to join us next summer. 
And…in the meantime…we’ll continue to gather in the ways we can including: 

Tomorrow, Friday, May 22nd AND Friday May 29th – Chant, Dance, Pray on the Zoom – 7 PM Mountain (Saturday 1 AM UTC) – ever the same Zoom link or message me for a phone-in option: https://zoom.us/j/505295922

Every Monday for eternity….continuing the morning Sufi meditation Zoom and I’ll let you know when I start welcoming you into my home again… 9:30 AM Mountain (3:30 PM UTC) – https://zoom.us/j/505295922

EVERY SINGLE DAY – 15 minutes of Sufi prayers – 12 PM Mountain time (6 PM UTC) – always Zooming: https://zoom.us/j/505295922 – Note: I’m planning to continue this daily practice until June 3rd…and might pick it up again after June 7th…we’ll see… 

Our next Zikr will be Saturday, June 20th – still planning on the Zoom…but keeping an eye on things opening up…stay tuned! – 7 PM MDT (Sunday, 1 AM UTC)  – https://zoom.us/j/505295922

Fall Sufi Retreat is still on! – “Awakening Love: Sufi Devotion, Power and Presence” with Murshid Rahmat Moore (my teacher!) and me! – at the Buckhorn Camp in Bellvue, Colorado – September 30th to October 4th – registration is open: https://trigoddess.org/special-events/

If you like sending me money just to be nice, you can do it here: https://www.paypal.me/sararain THANK YOU!

Offering prayers of loving support, flexibility, patience and faith to each of you! Cultivating connection to the rhythms of life, the Divine, and each other. 
Love and Peace, 
Sára
970-227-5275
rain@trigoddess.org

ooh, mama!

Spiritual Community is Sweet! 
Even when we’re meeting online, it nourishes our hearts to see each other, to share prayers, music, and to co-create a sacred experience. Thank you, friends, for helping keep the connections humming and thriving in our unusual circumstances!

Tomorrow, Sunday, May 10th is Mother’s Day! My mama asked me to come sing with her! Lucky me! Wanna come? You are welcome to join us online! 7 PM Mountain Time – (Monday 1 AM UTC) – Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/505295922 – a few of us will also be together in person, but if you didn’t tell me you’re coming, please don’t just show up. We’re keeping it very small.

EVERY MONDAY – we’re still holding our weekly Sufi Meditation online – same Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/505295922 – 9:30 AM Mountain Time (3:30 PM UTC) – one hour of Sufi prayers, readings, and meditation

EVERY FRIDAY – we’re keeping the rhythm of “Chant, Dance and Prayer” – 7 PM Mountain (Saturday, 1 AM UTC) – always the same Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/505295922

EVERY SINGLE DAY – 15 minutes of Sufi prayers – 12 PM Mountain time (6 PM UTC) – Zoom, darlings! https://zoom.us/j/505295922

SATURDAY ZIKR!!! – May 16th – lots of music, movement, prayerful remembrance, Sufi teachings, rowing, rowing, rowing… – 7 PM MDT (Sunday, 1 AM UTC) – Still Zooming! https://zoom.us/j/505295922

MeadowFest is still on! Campout with the Pagans and Pagan-friendlies! – June 25 to 28 – Jack’s Gulch – registration here: https://trigoddess.org/special-events/ 

Fall Sufi Retreat is still one! – “Awakening Love: Sufi Devotion, Power and Presence” with Murshid Rahmat Moore (my teacher!) and me! – at the Buckhorn Camp in Bellvue, Colorado – September 30th to October 4th – registration is open: https://trigoddess.org/special-events/

If money is a way you like to show appreciation, you can send it to me here: https://www.paypal.me/sararain THANK YOU!

And, aren’t you so lucky! Michael has started supplying me with essential amusements like “Where the Wild Things Are” read by Christopher Walken. I kid you not! Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKNaYlzssbc&feature=emb_logo (parental advisory: explicit lyrics included!) 

Continuing the practices for polishing the heart, clearing the awareness, being fully present and developing compassion! 
Love and Peace, 
Sára

Beltane, Baby!

Dear Friends,

Well, the world continues to be an interesting place, wouldn’t you say? Earth continues to turn and tilt her way around the Sun, the elements continue their gorgeous dance, breathing in, breathing out…
Still offering community gatherings from home. Please feel very welcome to join in as you’re able: 

BELTANE!!! Friday, May 1st – we’ll do a little Zoom celebration with chant, dance, and our best intentions for the world! – 7 PM MDT – on the Zoom, darlings! – https://zoom.us/j/505295922

And, for the time being, every single day, 15 minute prayer practice at noon MDT – Zoom, Zoom! – https://zoom.us/j/505295922

Monday Sufi Meditations continue – 9:30 AM MDT, online… and I’ll let you know when folks will be invited back into my living room…but even then, we’ll continue the Zoom-able practice – https://zoom.us/j/505295922

Friday evenings – Chant, Dance, Pray – 7 PM MDT, online… – https://zoom.us/j/505295922

Saturday, May 16th – Zikr – 7 PM MDT – still Zooming! – https://zoom.us/j/505295922

Can I just say, holding these gatherings online has opened up the circle to include friends across the country and internationally, which has been SO FUN!! In the last month we’ve had friends join us from Chile, Ecuador, New Zealand, Germany, Holland, Spain, Egypt, Norway…Technology really does make miracles possible and I’m grateful! 

I’m currently planning for MeadowFest to carry on…Camping out at Jack’s Gulch – June 25 to 28 – registration here: https://trigoddess.org/special-events/ 

And I’m definitely planning for the autumnal Sufi Retreat! – “Awakening Love: Sufi Devotion, Power and Presence” with me and Rahmat Moore – registration here: https://trigoddess.org/special-events/

Financial appreciations for my good work in the world can be sent here with all my gratitude! https://www.paypal.me/sararain

A dear friend has been sending out a consistent stream of inspired videos, songs, stories and amusements. Here’s the best one to date (Thank you, Karla!): 
https://www.latest.facebook.com/MATMillibo/videos/223734792051510/

Beltane Blessings to Each Precious One of YOU! 
Sára
970-227-5275
rain@trigoddess.org

howl

Dear Community,

How are you holding up? And how are you holding each other up? And how are you inviting others to hold you up? I’m continuing to offer the array of spiritual shenanigans to help lift the heart, fortify the spirit and keep us grounded in the Real. Wanna join the circle? It’s online and in-heart! 

Chanting, dancing Universal Peace, and interfaith praying – 7 PM, MDT – https://zoom.us/j/505295922 – Every Friday for the foreseeable future (4/10, 4/17, 4/24…and beyond?) 

Sufi Meditation including prayers of Pir-O-Murshid Inayat Khan, focusing on one Beautiful Name of God each week – 9:30 AM, MDT – https://zoom.us/j/505295922 – Every Monday for the foreseeable future (4/13, 4/20, 4/27…and beyond?) 

EVERY DAY – a brief Sufi prayer practice – includes elemental breaths, a sung Zikr (or other chant), prayers, wazifa…whatever we can fit into 15 minutes! – 12 PM, MDT – https://zoom.us/j/505295922 – every single day for at least the next few weeks…and we’ll see…

Zikr, Saturday, April 18th – 7 PM, MDT – All Zikr, all the time…Sufi, Sufi, Sufi…singing, praying, attuning, rowing the fleet of one-man kayaks across the ocean of remembrance! – https://zoom.us/j/505295922

MEADOWFEST!!! June 25 to 28 – Still planning for Summer campouts! Jack’s Gulch Campground (40 min. NW of Ft Collins) – I’ll make pancakes! Chanting, dancing, fire circles, nature and nice friends… let’s do it! Registration here: https://trigoddess.org/special-events/ 

SUFI RETREAT!!! September 30th to October 4th – “Awakening Love: Sufi Devotion, Power and Presence” with Murshid Rahmat and me! Buckhorn Camp – registration open: https://trigoddess.org/special-events/

If you wish to offer monetary gratitude to me and my work, here’s a link: paypal.me/sararain
THANK YOU! 

Oh my gosh, a sneak peek into my mindframe…here’s the song that arose in my free-associating brain! 
ENJOY!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9tEvfIsDyo

PLUS!!! 8 PM, every night…go outside and howl! It’s a growing movement and it’s SO FUN!!! 

See you on the web, in the moonlight and in the heart…we are all connected!
Love and Delight,
Sára
970-227-5275
rain@trigoddess.org

Daily Prayers Online!

Daily prayer practice can help each of us feel supported, at peace, loved, and centered. For many of us, daily discipline is hard, but group practice is easy and enjoyable!
You are welcome to join me in a daily Zoom prayer practice for the next 30 days.
15 minutes!
12 PM MDT
I’ll lead the invocation, elemental breaths, a healing prayer, a song, and the prayer of protection…if anything else fits in that time, great! Just jump on the Zoom any days that work for you.

https://zoom.us/j/505295922

hobby time!

Dear Friends near and far,  good thing we’re adaptable!

The world is awakening into full-blown Spring and we are simultaneously drawing inward…home, home, home…good thing it’s sweet!
Do you need more spiritual juju to keep yourself sustained, hopeful, strong, resourced…
I welcome you to keep the connections and community energy humming along online!

For my own ease and yours… let’s simplify the calendar: 

EVERY FRIDAY starting March 27th and going until we’re told otherwise…we’ll have singing and dancing and Sufi-ing practice 7 PM MDT on Zoom. Here’s the link, which is different than what I’ve sent before: https://zoom.us/j/505295922

EVERY MONDAY starting March 30th and going until we’re told otherwise…we’ll have Sufi Meditation 9:30 AM MDT on Zoom. Same link as ever and always! https://zoom.us/j/505295922
If you plan to join us for meditation, please let me know ahead of time so I can send you the prayers. 

SATURDAY, April 18th – ZIKR…only Zikr, all Zikr, nothing but Zikr (well, and Sufi teaching time and Wazifa…you know the spiel) – 7 PM MDT – on Zoom. https://zoom.us/j/505295922

MEADOWFEST!!! June 25 to 28 – Come hang out in the woods with us! Jack’s Gulch Campground (just northwest of Ft Collins) – I’ll make pancakes! Chanting, dancing, fire circles, nature and nice friends… let’s do it! Registration here: https://trigoddess.org/special-events/ 

SUFI RETREAT!!! September 30th to October 4th – “Awakening Love: Sufi Devotion, Power and Presence” with Murshid Rahmat and me! Buckhorn Camp – registration open: https://trigoddess.org/special-events/

If you are feeling flush and grateful, and if you have a desire to support me in the services I provide our community, here’s an easy way to contribute! Thank you! paypal.me/sararain 

If you’re feeling a hankering for a facelift, try this (plenty of time at home to binge watch what makes you smile, right?): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7fZBoNjqqY 

See you in cyberspace… 
Peace and Sunshine, 
Sára
970-227-5275
rain@trigoddess.org

the times they are a-changin’!

Dear Community, I know nothing, I’m happy to say.

I’m watching the world, paying attention to the changing scenery, noticing my own heart, thoughts, and experience, and doing what I can to offer what is mine to give. I trust each of you are doing the same, in your own way. Please bear with me as I lay out my current plans, based purely on my own personal sense. Y’all have my complete loving support in making decisions according to your own highest wisdom.

Friday, March 20th – Singing our prayers a la mode Dances of Universal Peace – 7 PM – ONLINE!! Here’s the Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/784302624
AND… also, in person for up to 10 participants. If you personally feel comfortable, healthy, and at ease about it, you are welcome to join me at 449 Clover Lane, Fort Collins. RSVP to me directly: rain@trigoddess.org. We will cap participation at 10 people. 

Saturday, March 21st – ZIKR – 7 PM – ONLINE!! Here’s the Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/784302624
AND… also, in person for up to 10 participants. Same as above, RSVP to me: rain@trigoddess.org – 449 Clover Lane, Fort Collins, capped at 10 participants.

Monday, March 23rd – Sufi Meditation at my house (yes, I’m happy to welcome you to my house) – 9:30 AM
AND….also, online! Contact me for the Zoom link because I will also need to send you the set of prayers we use.  

Friday, March 27th – Singing Dances of Universal Peace – 7 PM – ONLINE!!
And… also in-person, same deal, up to 10 people, 449 Clover Ln, RSVP to me.

Monday, March 30th – Sufi Meditation at my house – 9:30 AM – come on over… 

Friday, April 3rd – Singing Dances of Universal Peace – 7 PM – ONLINE!! 
And…also in-person, you know the spiel by now. 

Monday, April 6th – Sufi Meditation at my house – 9:30 AM

Friday, April 10th – Chant – online…and in-person…I think… 7 PM – If I end up traveling this day, I’ll let you know… are you making peace with uncertainty? I am. 

Monday, April 13th – Sufi Meditation ONLINE only… 9:30 AM – I’ll be out of state, so join me on the Zoom! 

Friday, April 17th – NO DANCE…not even online…definitely a travel day for me. Sorry. 

Saturday, April 18th – Zikr… let’s wait and see whether we can be back in the circle in Denver…definitely planning to hold Zikr…just not sure in this moment what our venue will be. Stay tuned! 

MEADOWFEST!!! June 25 to 28 – Come hang out in the woods with us! Jack’s Gulch Campground (just northwest of Ft Collins) – I’ll make pancakes! Chanting, dancing, fire circles, nature and nice friends… let’s do it! Registration here: https://trigoddess.org/special-events/

SUFI RETREAT!!! September 30th to October 4th – “Awakening Love: Sufi Devotion, Power and Presence” with Murshid Rahmat and me! Buckhorn Camp – registration open: https://trigoddess.org/special-events/

Do you need a song for today? Throwback! 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wapCTd5fS2Y

Do you have too much money in your account and want to send some of it to me in gratitude for the services I provide? Here’s a link!


paypal.me/sararain 


Love, Light, Joy, Peace!
Sára
970-227-5275
rain@trigoddess.org

planetary influence

The bird songs have shifted to Spring mode! Bring it on, Mama!   

Friday, March 6th – Dances of Universal Peace in Boulder – 7 PM – Unitarian Universalist Church, 5001 Pennsylvania Ave. – $10 to $20 suggested 
Meet for early supper at Mod Market, 5:30 PM

Sunday, March 8th – Start saving time…for real! – I noticed a church marquee announcing service at 9 AM. Wouldn’t it be kind for churches to change church service to 10 AM on the first Sunday of daylight saving? 

Monday, March 9th – Sufi Meditation at my house – 9:30 AM 

Friday the 13th! – CHANT – 7 PM – Unity Church, Fort Collins, 1401 W Vine Dr. – still loving Friday the 13th! – $10 to $20 suggested 

Monday, March 16th – Sufi Meditation – My house – 9:30 AM 

Friday, March 20th – Boulder Dances of Universal Peace – 7 PM – Unitarian Universalist Church 
Meet for early supper at Curry-n-Kebob, 5:30 PM 

Saturday, March 21st – ZIKR in Denver – 7 PM – Rocky Mountain Miracle Center, 1939 S Monroe St – $10 to $20 and dessert/snack potluck 
Meet for early supper at Mad Greens, 5:30 PM

Monday, March 23rd – Sufi Meditation at my house – 9:30 AM 

Friday, March 27th – Dances of Universal Peace in Fort Collins – 7 PM – Unity Church, 1401 W Vine – $10 to $20 suggested 

Monday, March 30th – Sufi Meditation at my house – 9:30 AM 

Friday, April 3rd – Boulder Dances of Universal Peace – 7 PM – Unitarian Universalist Church, Pennsylvania Ave – $10 to $20 suggested

Monday, April 6th – Sufi Meditation at my house – 9:30 AM

Ready to plan camping trips? MEADOWFEST!!! June 25 to 28 – Come hang out in the woods with us! Jack’s Gulch Campground (just northwest of Ft Collins) – I’ll make pancakes! Chanting, dancing, fire circles, nature and nice friends… let’s do it! Registration here: https://trigoddess.org/special-events/ 

And, if you’re already looking for the next deep dive into Sufi yumminess, please join us for “Awakening Love: Sufi Devotion, Power and Presence” with Murshid Rahmat and me! September 30th to October 4th – registration open: https://trigoddess.org/special-events/

Well, here’s the song that popped into my awareness…for you. Love it! 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1bSlS6OWTs
Love and Delight,
Sára
970-227-5275
rain@trigoddess.org

Yay Shiva!

Have you been enjoying the moon this week? Morning crescent shrinking to the most wee sliver in Shiva’s hair? 

Tomorrow, Friday, February 21st is Maha Shivaratri – Dances of Universal Peace in Boulder, honoring Lord Shiva and the triumph of light over darkness in many faith traditions! – 7 PM – Unitarian Universalist Church (5001 Pennsylvania Ave) – $10 to $20 suggested donation 
If you’d like to join us for supper before the dance, we’ll be at Flower Child at 5:30 PM. 

Monday, February 24th – Sufi Meditation at my house (2727 Alan St, Ft Collins) – 9:30 AM 

Friday, February 28th – Dances of Universal Peace in Fort Collins – 7 PM – Unity Church (1401 W Vine) – $10 to $20 suggested donation 

Saturday, February 29th – LEAP YEAR DAY!! I LOVE LEAP YEAR DAY!! I know it’s an arbitrary thing, but I just love the novelty of it! 

Monday, March 2nd – Sufi Meditation at my house – 9:30 AM 

Friday, March 6th – Dances in Boulder – 7 PM – Unitarian Universalist Church – $10 to $20 suggested 
Meet for early supper at Mod Market, 5:30 PM

Sunday, March 8th – Start saving time…for real! 

Monday, March 9th – Sufi Meditation at my house – 9:30 AM 

Friday the 13th! – CHANT – 7 PM – Unity Church, Fort Collins – I also love Friday the 13th! Such a good witchy day! – $10 to $20 suggested 

Monday, March 16th – Sufi Meditation – My house – 9:30 AM 

Friday, March 20th – Boulder Dances of Universal Peace – 7 PM – Unitarian Universalist Church 
Meet for early supper at Curry-n-Kebob, 5:30 PM 

Saturday, March 21st – ZIKR in Denver – 7 PM – Rocky Mountain Miracle Center – $10 to $20 and dessert/snack potluck 
Meet for early supper at Mad Greens, 5:30 PM

Caravan to the Goddess Temple in Nevada. April 13 to 17. We still have a couple beds open, but our registration deadline is March 20th (equinox). Here’s the link: 
https://trigoddess.org/special-events/

I know many of us want everything to be okay in the world and it is, at times, discouraging that it’s not. Here’s a very useful and brilliant tool to help you feel better. Seriously: 
http://make-everything-ok.com/  
You’re welcome! 
Love and Peace, 
Sára
970-227-5275
rain@trigoddess.org

Whitening!

Event planning in Colorado continues to be tricky!

I’ve been monitoring snow conditions between Boulder and Fort Collins for this evening… LET’S DANCE!! If you need to stay home to feel safe and comfy, please do…I’ll be making the trek to Boulder. Dinner at Flower Child at 5 PM if anyone wants to join us… DANCE at 7 PM at the Unitarian Universalist Church (5001 Pennsylvania Ave) – $10 to $20 suggested donation. 

Monday, February 10th – Sufi Meditation at my house – 9:30 AM – 2727 Alan St, Fort Collins

Wednesday, February 12th – I’ll be co-leading the Denver Dance with Mary Ellen…YAY! – 7 PM – 400 S Williams St – $10 to $20 suggested 

Friday, February 14th – Valentine’s Day Chant – 7 PM – Unity Church (1401 W Vine Dr, Fort Collins) – let’s sing to the pure reality of Love, the Divine Love, our source, goal and very being – $10 to $20 suggested donation 

Saturday, February 15th – Zikr in Denver – 7 PM – Rocky Mountain Miracle Center (1939 S Monroe) – $10 to $20 suggested and dessert/snack potluck 

Monday, February 17th – Sufi Meditation at my house – 9:30 AM – Yes, it’s President’s Day. Yes, we’ll still do our thing. 

Friday, February 21st – Dances of Universal Peace in Boulder – 7 PM – Unitarian Universalist Church (5001 Pennsylvania Ave) – $10 to $20 suggested donation 

Monday, February 24th – Sufi Meditation at my house – 9:30 AM 

Friday, February 28th – Dances of Universal Peace in Fort Collins – 7 PM – Unity Church (1401 W Vine) – $10 to $20 suggested donation 

Monday, March 2nd – Sufi Meditation at my house – 9:30 AM 

Friday, March 6th – Dances in Boulder – 7 PM – Unitarian Universalist Church – $10 to $20 suggested 

Caravan to the Goddess Temple in Nevada. April 13 to 17. Here’s the link: https://trigoddess.org/special-events/

Confidence and Joy,
Sára
970-227-5275
rain@trigoddess.org