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A New Thing

Good Evening, God Sunrise does seem to lend itself to Newness. And I am in deep need of Newness. The phrase came from our church’s Stewardship campaign. We are using the verse from Isaiah 43:18-19:“Do not remember the former things,Or

Posted in a prayer for healing, connecting, developing helpful definitions of love, Forgiving, LOVE, opportunities to forgive myself, Prayer, praying, Praying for our enemies, The daily details of love

New Every Morning

Good Evening, God When I feel down or discouraged . . . imagining some dire future . . . I console myself by remembering the story of Joseph in the Old Testament. If ever a person suffered at the hands

Posted in connecting, Forgiven!, Forgiving, Good News!, LOVE, Mercies, Perspective, perspectives, renewing, web of life

Exercising Lovingkindness

Good Morning, God Yes, I’m up early. The Worries of the World had me in a funk. So, I got up and did my first Centering Prayer. After that I read a page from my hardcopy book by Caroline Myss,

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Posted in connecting, creativity in loving service, developing helpful definitions of love, LOVE, Lovingkindness, personal responsibility, Personal Responsibilty, taking time to focus, The daily details of love, the gift of persistent love

REJOICE!

Good Evening, God I hear, FEAR NOT . . . reverberating in my mind. But, then a much more positive message from the Welcoming Prayer came into my Heart. I let go of my desire for security, affection and control,

Posted in connecting, Faith, hope, Hope as a gift from God, JOY, rejoicing, simple joys of daily life, the joy of sharing, Trusting God

On the Road to Growing Up

Good Evening, God I promised You I’d write every day for 60 minutes . . . only to forget completely about that promise today. It was not a good day. I got caught up in being a victim. A horrible

Posted in connecting

Judge NOT. . .part one

Good Morning, God Judge not, that you be not judged. Matthew 7:1 ESV I woke up this morning, with these words in my heart. And I prayed for the courage to share them. Why? Because, just in sharing them I

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Posted in a matter of scale, a prayer for healing, Anger, being together in a compassionate presence, Compassion, complexity, connecting, hate, living by every word that comes from God, Prayer, praying, Praying for our enemies, self care as self compassion and humility

Fear Not!

Good Evening, God I’ve been writing blogs in my mind — mostly in the middle of the night — for weeks! But, tonight I got up and will say what I’ve been wanting to say. I used to think of

Posted in Choosing Meaning, Compassion, complexity, fears, finding hidden fears, LOVE, Meaning, Perspective, small meaningful moments, the gift of persistent love

Worship ME and . . .

Good Evening, God The second temptation of Christ has been in my heart all day. Then the devil, taking Him up on a high mountain, showed Him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time. 6 And the devil

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Posted in A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, acknowledging my need for prayer, connecting, Expand my Heart, Having the Heart of a Have Not?, inner paths of the heart, Prayer

The Candle of Hope

Good Evening, God! Sigh . . . we Enneagram Sevens resist pain and sorrow so automatically that it took me the entire day to realize that I was sad and a little depressed. Fortunately, I have two amazing daughters —

Posted in going THROUGH the sorrow, Grief, hope, Hope as a gift from God, LOVE, Sorrows of the Deep, The daily details of love, the essential nature of hope, the gift of persistent love

Let’s Combobulate!

Good Morning, God! Combobulate means to bring something out of a state of confusion or disarray. And our World is definitely in a state of disarray. In order to hide from a virus we have put small businesses out of

Posted in connecting

Blogs I Follow
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