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Life vs Death

Good Night, God! Yesterday I read that one teaspoon of healthy soil contains one billion bacteria with 20,000 to 30,000 different species. This is in the book Teaming with Microbes: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to the Soil Food Web. The

Posted in A God given diversity, a matter of scale, an invitation to abundant life, connecting, gusts of hopelessness, hope, Hope as a gift from God, interactions, Life vs Death, regenerative agriculture, setting my life in context, the essential nature of hope, web of life

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

A Joyful Event

Queen Elizabeth II knighting Captain Tom Moore for his significant fundraising for NHS Good Evening, God I had read about how Captain Tom Moore had pledged to walk 100 laps of his backyard before his 100th birthday — in order

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Posted in a matter of scale, acknowledging another's existence, Affirmations, appreciation, Awe, Being a Blessing, Belonging to each other, Blessing, Choosing Meaning, Choosing to respond, connecting, Giving, growing toward up, Growth Opportunities

The need for new perspectives

Good Morning, God, It feels as if the last few months have brought one new perspective after another. And I have learned that understanding isn’t so much about facts as how those facts are organized and connected. Indeed, what I

Posted in a matter of scale, a new view of Commons, Abundant Life, accepting my ability to REDESIGN, accepting my need for help, adjusting, mental maps, Perspective, perspectives

Being Stretched – Being Thankful

Good Evening, God! I have so very much to be thankful for, God!  My amazing husband . . . our darling daughters . . . our growing grandsons.  Our family and our dear friends.  The people we interact with .

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Posted in a matter of scale, a series of molts and upgrades, Abundant Life, acknowledging another's existence, gratitude, Growth Opportunities, LOVE

A Magical Moment

Good Evening God, My wonderful husband Kit and I were privileged to see the March 9, 2016 solar eclipse live! It was our third solar eclipse . . . but the magic had not faded . . . if anything

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Posted in a matter of scale, connecting, God as an Ongoing Gift, gratitude, thankfulness

Changing directions — a Helpful Tug

eing here — AT SEA — has gotten the attention of ALL of ME. The waves, even more than the Halifax museum’s displays of famous shipwrecks, is making me AWARE of the power of the sea. The power of Mother Nature. The power of the elemental FORCES of Nature. We are in Your Hands, God!

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Posted in a matter of scale, acknowledging my need for prayer, Centering Prayer, Changing, connecting, Humility or Needing Help!, Possibilities, Prayer

The Joy of Small Things

We weret is sobering, God, to think that here in my own small self I have to depend on a Balance of Power to get along. It makes me sad that I can’t seem to manage a higher degree of inner mutual respect. But, it does help me understand how it is that we 7 billion humans have a dreadfully difficult time practicing mutual respect! Sigh.

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Posted in a matter of scale, accepting my authority to set limits, appreciation, Cherishing our Bodies, Filling up my suitcase and my days

A matter of SCALE, again!

And I thought that now science is agreeing — as we continue to learn about how stress hormones turn OFF the Body’s Healing System.

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The 360˚ Life — Or Tweaking It

Hmm. Now that I stop and ponder what I just said, God, I realize that the real idea here is not so much the idea of seeing my life as tweakable — but rather 1) knowing what I really want and then 2) feeling comfortable about arranging things so as to get what I want.

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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