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Growth as Molting

Good Evening, God! Mostly I think of growth as a slow progression from bud to fruit . . . green to ripe. Simple. Ah! But now I am finally realizing the GROWTH for Humans is much more complex. In fact,

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Posted in a series of molts and upgrades, accepting my ability to REDESIGN, adjusting, Books, Changing, choices, connecting, Options

A New Start for a New Year

Good Evening, God! New Year’s Eve . . . and I am smiling in anticipation of a New Year . . . yet another chance to molt and explore other options. Yes, of course, I do realize that I can make

Posted in a New Year, a series of molts and upgrades, connecting, self care as maintenance, self care as self compassion and humility

The Comfortable and the Homeless

Hmm. Isn’t that a definition of leprosy? Peripheral nerves that are not able to feel our nose and toes — and fingers, even? And if we cannot feel them — then we cannot protect or care for them.

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Posted in a series of molts and upgrades, acknowledging another's existence, being heard into speaking, Belonging to each other, Compassion, connecting, Help me to see, hope

The joy and challenges of coming home

It is Hard to fail and fall and flail around — and yet return to the fight. Of course, God. We also have to include periods of re-evaluation. We must come to You for redirection . . . as well as renewal. After all, to repent means to Turn Around.

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Posted in a series of molts and upgrades, accepting my ability to REDESIGN, accepting my need for help, being a Slow Learner, Changing, Cherishing our Bodies, choices, choosing HARD, connecting

A Slow Learner — or a Non-Learner?

So, now it is somehow MUCH clearer that I am not a FIXED being. I’m designed to GROW. But that GROWTH takes TIME and TENACITY (read: HARD WORK).

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Posted in a series of molts and upgrades, authority over my life, Books, changing who I want to become, choosing HARD, Choosing to respond, Ongoing Transformation

Retirement: Reorienting and Rebuilding

Like a Vine I was dependent on the Supporting Framework of Work to “hold me up.”

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Posted in a series of molts and upgrades, A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, accepting my need for help, Changing, growing toward up

Two minutes of beauty — in February, in Yosemite, if if if

Hmm. The fact that these activities do not come naturally to me probably means I need to devote a little more time and effort to them.

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Posted in a series of molts and upgrades, beauty, Planning, responding to "nudges", responsibility

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