I am Reverend Mary Ellen Lucas, an Interfaith - Interspiritual Minister and children's book author. My ministry called The Loving Way captures the essence and prayer of my be a loving person. To hold firmly and steadfast to Love. The services I offer are the results of devoted paths of study to support wholeness. I hope to assist you in whatever way may be beneficial.

Life on Little Puddle Pond

The Goslings Learn to Listen

My second children's book, The Goslings Learn to Listen, released on 3/8/2020 is available for purchase. Paper books available through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, or Direct Through Sacred Stories Publishing! Read an excerpt in PDF format. Thank you!

I want to see a child’s perspective
The Day the Goose Squabble Stopped

My pre-chapter children's book, The Day the Goose Squabble Stopped is available for purchase through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, or Direct Through Sacred Stories Publishing! Read an excerpt in PDF format. Ebooks available on Amazon, Apple Books and Kobo. Audiobook on iTunes, and Amazon. Thank you!

I invite a conversation with a child


Spiritual Mentoring

In a spiritual mentoring session, I offer ways to assist, bolster, and support you in a process to help you stand within your wholeness, clear in your integrity, to help you discover and reveal more of your True nature—your spiritual nature.

I want to ignite my spirit

Reiki Energy Work

Reiki is a safe, non-invasive therapy and can be used to improve your health, and expand your feelings of hope and wholeness. Reiki can help awaken your inner spirit when you feel overwhelmed, support you to be of good cheer and strengthen your physical body.

I want a deeply relaxing experience

Short Ceremonies

I offer ministerial services to those who wish a unique, small, individualized, heart-felt, intimate simple ceremony for a wedding or baby blessing. A custom designed ceremony ought to reflect what is sacred or holy to you.

I want a custom designed ceremony

Grief Wise Matters

We can aspire to be wiser in matters related to death. A good place to start is to recognize in dying moments when the shadow of death is imminent, sacred moments coincide in spite of being immersed in grief.

I seek peace in a sacred moment

From the Blog

Kindness of a Stranger

Raised in the Catholic tradition by two parents of strong faith, faith must have been imparted to me through osmosis. For at a very early age, I believed without question God would support, protect and help me when called upon. I never could have conceived of a time when my faith and trust in God would be broken. ...More

Tuesdays with Marie

Over the last twenty plus years, I’ve had the honor of giving Reiki treatments to many people. The clients I’ve worked with, and continue to work with, mostly are religiously unaffiliated. In their own way, they seek a connection with the Great Mystery. ...More