Prayer For Michael

  As most of you know, my dear partner of 41 years, Michael, passed away on Jan 24th peacefully in his sleep.  He had been experiencing a slow but steady decline in his health for some time due to diabetes. On Wednesday January 30th I, along with some close friends attended his cremation.  It was poignant and powerful.   Five of my circle sisters  joined me to drum Michael into the ethers. They included Alexandra Hart, Suzette Burrous, Ronita Johnson, Tami Wands, and Giovanna Pierine.  The sun was out, the breeze was gentle, birds were singing, and crows added their voice
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Michael Toms

Michael Toms, co-founder of New Dimensions, passed at 5:45 AM Thursday, January 24th. Michael was 72 years old. A Tibetan nun Ane Dorje and a Buddhist practitioner Annie Eichenholz (also a hospice worker) came to be with Justine and Michael in the skilled nursing center to do the Buddhist Phowa practice for him. Justine was able to be with Michael’s body for several hours before they arrived silently chanting. He was left undisturbed for at least 4 hours. This is very good according to Buddhist belief. She said she also said some Hail Mary’s to cover all the bases and
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