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light one candle . . .

Good Evening, God “It is better to light one candle than to curse the dark.” This may be an old Chinese proverb or it may be the creation of Peter Benenson when he founded Amnesty International. But I have been

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Posted in Compassion, complexity, connecting, Light, Light shining through, LOVE, Super Complexity, the Light of the World

A FUN idea

Good Morning, God! I’ve been STUCK because I have TOO MUCH wanting to get out and be shared. WAY too much for my little mind and heart to put into words. So, I’m going for SMALL. WE MATTER TO YOU!

Posted in asking for and accepting forgiveness, being FORGIVEN by God, Blessing, connecting, Faith, Forgiven!, Forgiving, hope, Hope as a gift from God, kindness, LOVE, renewing, The daily details of love, the essential nature of hope

The Joy of Sharing

Good Evening, God Sometimes I get inundated by the Larger Picture. And, yes, we do not wrestle with flesh and blood but with Principalities and Powers and darkness in high places. Sigh. But, just this morning, I sent a friend

Posted in appreciation, beauty, JOY, Sharing, simple joys of daily life, the joy of sharing

A Powerful Voice that we need to hear

Mr. Zapata speaking to the Shasta Board of Supervisors Hey, God! I’m doing pretty well here. And my news — while filled with COVID 19 and politics — is still pretty upbeat. I do know I am more fortunate than

Posted in connecting

The little things

Good Evening, God This little water lily lives in a small pot on the porch of my neighbor next door.  She was up and smiling yesterday.  And she brought me much joy.  My brother lives in Grass Valley on 20

Posted in beauty, connecting, gratitude, JOY, Peace, simple joys of daily life, the joy of sharing, Trusting God

A World Wide Invitation to a Morning of Centering Prayer in Honolulu

Good Evening, God This is what I have been working on . . . creating screens is a joy . . . but not truly challenging.  But, now I am trying to condense a beautiful Welcoming Prayer so that it

Posted in acknowledging my need for prayer, Centering Prayer, connecting, Prayer, praying, the JOY of praying together, the Light of the World, web of life

I’m sorrowing

Good Evening, God I am sorrowing . . . over so many things.  And this photo from back in April expresses my mood.  I miss life as it was back in the OLD normal.  I remember the call — in

Posted in connecting, fears, freedom, going THROUGH the sorrow, Sorrows of the Deep

Cherishing each moment

Good Evening, God I enjoy Beauty.  I would say, Who doesn’t?  But, I am more and more aware that Goodness is even more to be appreciated.  My wonderful husband Kit is good.  Good in an un-self-conscious way.  Never even thinking

Posted in appreciation, beauty, Centering Prayer, Cherishing, connecting, Expand my Heart, Goodness, LOVE, simple joys of daily life, The daily details of love, the gift of persistent love

A Hole in the Center of Our Past

The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony that Shaped America Good Evening, God It really is fun to discover that you had a HUGE hole in the history of

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Finding Another Inner App

Good Evening, God I love finding beautiful flowers and ripening fruits as we walk in our valley.  And I especially love the areas that fall “outside” of anyones responsibility.  To me, they are tiny oases of wilderness.  And their exuberant

Posted in beauty, connecting, Creating, creativity in loving service, embedded in God's Time, Flowers, Inner Apps, Office Overflow, organized, supportive organizational structures, The Flow of God's Love, time

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Brené Brown

chatting and sometimes, listening

Rachel Naomi Remen

chatting and sometimes, listening

A Moment with God

chatting and sometimes, listening

Sacred Dance Guild Journal

Since 1958 articles by members & guests offer news about activities, history, Sacred Dance practices, profiles of Sacred Dancers, choreography, images & illustrations.

Victoria Paulsen

How to Step In -- Substitute Teaching

Brené Brown

chatting and sometimes, listening

Rachel Naomi Remen

chatting and sometimes, listening

A Moment with God

chatting and sometimes, listening

Sacred Dance Guild Journal

Since 1958 articles by members & guests offer news about activities, history, Sacred Dance practices, profiles of Sacred Dancers, choreography, images & illustrations.

Victoria Paulsen

How to Step In -- Substitute Teaching