Blog Archives

Getting Combobulated

Good Evening, God I was joking with a friend this morning about getting combobulated. I really didn’t think it was a “word” but here is the definition:To put together in a somewhat mysterious manner. To bring something out of a

Posted in a hand up, being repotted, being together in a compassionate presence, Centering Prayer, connecting, Faith, hope, Hope as a gift from God, LOVE, Prayer, The daily details of love, the essential nature of hope, web of life

Clean Teeth . . . Clean Soul?

Good Evening, God Yes, the BIG event of the day was that my wonderful husband Kit and I got our teeth cleaned!  WOO HOO!  We have been getting them cleaned 4 times a year and the last time was back

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Posted in a hand up, A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, acknowledging my need for prayer, awareness, being heard into speaking, Being With, Belonging to each other, Centering Prayer, confession, connecting, connections, Conversations, courage to see myself, humility, Prayer, Retreats, self care as self compassion and humility

Choosing Life

This day I call the heavens and the earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live. (Deuteronomy 30:19) Good Evening,

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Posted in a hand up, Abundant Life, an invitation to abundant life, growing toward up, LOVE, The daily details of love, the gift of persistent love, water and love, web of life

Compassion for My Human Condition

Good Evening God, Having my false self stripped away . . . layer by layer . . . has given me a semi joyful acceptance of my True Self. I am thankful to be me — but I am aware

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Posted in a hand up, Abundant Life, accepting my need for help, acknowledging my need for prayer, Centering Prayer, Cherishing our Bodies, comfort, Compassion, compassion to care for myself, complexity, connecting, Energy, Forgiven!, Forgiving, God wants to nourishes us, gratitude, growing toward up, Help me to see, Humility or Needing Help!, layer upon layer, letting the Holy Spirit flow through us, LOVE

Looking Back and. . . Ahead

Good Evening, God! My wonderful husband Kit is well, and while he has signed up to run the Kauai half marathon in September, he no longer aspires to run marathons. And he is working with me on balancing exercises! Last

Posted in a hand up, a series of molts and upgrades, acknowledging my need for prayer, Centering Prayer, connecting, growing toward up, Personal Power, Personal Responsibilty, Rebalancing

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

Being Human and Human Rights?

Good Day, God! Here is Dr. Odontuya Davaasuren — in the center with two nurses — she is my nominee for the title of Hero. For years she was helpless as patients in her native Mongolia died in pain. It

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Posted in a hand up, connecting, Conversations, respect

A CHANGE IN OUR OIL continued

A Fresnel lighthouse lens, in the Nantucket (Mass.) Museum Good Morning, God! This is an old Fresnel lighthouse lens that has been replaced by better and brighter lights. But the need for lighthouses remains. We need to be warned when we

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Posted in a hand up, adjusting, asking for help for myself, connecting, the joy of sharing

Looking Ahead

Good Morning, God! On our ten stop trip this last Fall, Google Maps was one of our great delights. We would put in the address and off we would go. No more Navigation Wars — with me saying the maps

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Posted in a hand up, asking for help for myself, authority over my life, Balancing and adjustments, being a Slow Learner, being repotted, 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