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Into the Sea

Good Evening, God This has been a wonderful /wonder-illed day. Many moment to savor. Today was my second time in the water for maybe months and I relished it. Having settled my beloved husband in a comfortable regular height chair,

Posted in appreciation, Awe, beauty, Being ENJOYED by God, Being Together, Being With, Enjoyment, Sharing, the joy of sharing

A Modest Proposal

Good Evening, God This is the second Katherine May book that I have been listening to. I was in the middle of the chapter about her son — at six — finding school unbearable — when the idea came to

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Posted in Caring, healing, health, learning, LOVE, praying

The Joy of Beauty

Good Day, God At first I was going to describe this as a night blooming cereus bloom. But, then the friend who took the photo called us and I asked her if that is what it was. She told me

Posted in Abundant Life, an invitation to abundant life, appreciation, beauty, connecting, Enjoyment, JOY, mindfulness, Needed Repair Time, recovery time, setting my life in context, simple joys of daily life, taking time to focus, the joy of sharing, time, Wanting a protected time

Finding a new Tool Belt

Good Morning, God In an article in Design for Humanity (put out by the Princeton School of Engineering and Applied Sciences) They asked questions to help us access our creativity. “How does a bus driver avoid a ticket passing a

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Posted in accepting my authority to set limits, Changing, connecting, Play, The difficulty of changing

Considering Various Types of Rest

Good Evening, God It never occurred to me that there “kinds” of rest. But then I listened to Kendra Adachi’s Lazy Genius Podcast #258 and she talked about SEVEN kinds of rest. As she said — she just made this

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Posted in A weekly day of rest, days of rest as conservation days?, Needed Repair Time, recharging my battery, recovery time, relaxation, renewing, rest, sabbath rest, taking time to focus, time, Wanting a protected time

One of the Beloved Community

Good Evening, God This photo of a European ground squirrel with a tiny aster — moved me. There was such a delicacy of touch and of awareness present. And tonight as I was beginning Brothers in the Beloved Community: The

Posted in Beloved Community, Choosing to respond, Honoring, personal responsibility, Personal Responsibilty, respect, Responding

The First Monday after Easter

Good Evening, God Today seemed special — well, today IS special. It is the first Monday after Lent. I was trying to find out what this season is called. All I could find was Ordinary Time. Hmmm. It does not

Posted in appreciation, clapping our hands in joy, delight, Enjoyment, JOY

The soft power of love and forgiveness

Good MORNING, God! Before church I got my best Easter message from a writer who normally deals in history and world events. He was talking about how the power of love and forgiveness has transformed the world and still has

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Posted in asking for and accepting forgiveness, being FORGIVEN by God, developing helpful definitions of love, Forgiven!, Forgiving, LOVE, opportunities to forgive myself, Peace, power and peace and gentleness, The Endless Flow of God's Love, the gift of persistent love

An Easter Hallelujah — by Leonard Cohen

Good Evening, God I just saw this and longed to share it. Yes, even to folks who have heard it a million times. This is just an ethereal version. Apparently it was recorded by these sisters for their grandparents. An

Posted in Amazing, an invitation to abundant life, Awe, setting my life in context, web of life

Abba, Forgive us . . .

Sigh, You forgive us — because You love us. And all you seem to ask is that we go and forgive others. Not those seeking forgiveness. Everyone! I remember reading how Fr. Rohr said that God loves God’s enemies. That

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Posted in asking for and accepting forgiveness, being FORGIVEN by God, developing helpful definitions of love, Forgiven!, Forgiving, LOVE, opportunities to forgive myself, The daily details of love, The Endless Flow of God's 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