Blog Archives

Continuing to Grow

Good Morning, God! My first walk in weeks! A persistent ear infection has left me VERY aware of my need to rebuild and recover. I know that moving . . . using the body . . . is part of

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Posted in a hand up, choosing HARD, connecting, growing toward up, Growth Opportunities, Helpful Hards, Persistence, Personal Responsibilty, Perspective, the Growth Mindset

Learning from Regret

A KEY QUESTION  (a meditation after Centering) If I could do it over again . . . What would I do? This question is key to Learning From Regret Was there a point at which I could have Turned? To

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Posted in a hand up, a prayer for healing, being a Slow Learner, Centering Prayer, Changing, Choosing Meaning, Choosing to respond, connecting, Possibilities, Regret -- acknowledging and releasing it, Repentance, responding to "nudges", responding to God's Spirit, Rethinking

Artisans of the Common Good

Good Day, God! Pope Francis said it so well. We are all Artisans of the Common Good. I love that phrase! It embraces us ALL. All of us “ordinary folk” are welcomed into the Creative Pool. Given the Title of

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Posted in connecting, Creating, creativity in loving service, LOVE, Our Extended Family - all creatures great and small, The daily details of love

A Brand New Year

  Happy New Year, God! First, Thank You for the year past . . . a year in which I actually took some growth steps! Who knew how incredibly scary it was to violate family taboos and actually Speak the

Posted in a New Year, A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, awareness, Changing, choices, choosing HARD, Choosing Meaning, Choosing to respond, courage, fears, Filling up my suitcase and my days, God wants to nourishes us, God's Attention, God's Time, growing toward up

An Invitation to Grow

Good Day, God! and Hello to Peter Shankman — photo right For years I have been aware that I am not a very good manager of myself. That “problem” is part of what made working so enjoyable! I had limits

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Posted in Expand my Heart, experimentation, Flourishing, growing toward up, Growth Opportunities, interactions, Motivation, Queen of my Life, responsibility, Rethinking, role models

Growing into speaking the truth in love

  Good Day, God! This drawing is of me – AKA Tutusaurus – visiting Ian, my first grandchild. Our delightful daughter Sandy drew it after my Inner Tutusaurus had revealed herself. As I look at the drawing, God, it seems

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Posted in Changing, connecting, courage, courage to see myself, humility, LOVE

Being WITH

Good Day, God! I am back home now . . . having been with my daughters . . . and having an Upgraded Appreciation of what Being With means. As I sit here . . . waiting for words to

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Posted in accepting gifts sight unseen, attunement, awareness, Awe, being heard into speaking, Communication, Communion, connecting, LOVE

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