Author Archives: eteal

About eteal

Reverend Teal is a minister, chaplain, artist and storyteller. She specializes in the human-animal bond and all its healing aspects.

rescued by friendship

  When Ami Tomodachi, the poodle, was 3-ish, we found each other. in 200…9? (I have never been good with dates…) And he was named extravagantly in a ceremony on the St Mary’s River by a cadre of kids on … Continue reading

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Mothers of Compassion

This is the season of honoring birth and rebirth in the time of darkness, a time to welcome the coming light, to honor the renewal of life, even in moments when it seems all is lost. In a time of … Continue reading

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listening to the Ancestors

It is fall, Autumn in the Northern Hemisphere; a time of harvest and reconnection; a time of glancing at mortality as the seasons change; a time when the veil between the worlds grows thin… Call it Samhain, Halloween or All … Continue reading

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Prayer

I haven’t posted in a while, and i am not always recorded, but this was sent to me last month, and we need it now. It is filled with mis-speaking, and opens with a technical glitch . but please join … Continue reading

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Souls: Who Gets Them….

Because of my ministry with animals and my involvement in animal assisted interventions, very week someone asks me if i think that pets go to heaven… so rather than give glib answers, i decided to delve deeply into the question…. … Continue reading

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Everywhere 

god is before me god always has my back Everywhere I look I see god  even on a blank sheet of white paper.

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RISE UP!

Rise Up!  A sermon for Spring, for Passover, for Easter and Hope delivered at All Souls Unitarian Universalist of Putnam, in Palatka, Florida April 21, 2019   The reading was Maya Angelous’s Rise Up The Story for the Ages was  … Continue reading

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