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A Humbling Beginning to the New Year

Good Evening, God! Not that TIME matters to You. But, I am seeing how ENDING my day with a chat with You works. This morning, Kit was doing a 10K race and I wanted to start the new year with

Posted in A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, humility, rest, Rethinking

Draining the Inner Swamp — with Help

Good Morning, God! Many years ago, when we went to Disneyland with our girls, we loved the Pirates of the Caribbean ride. And afterward we went to eat in the Blue Bayou Restaurant. No alligators there. No mosquitos. No Water

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Posted in a prayer for healing, A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, Holy Spirit, lap time, responding to God's Spirit

Love: self-indulgence + self care

Good Morning,God! First of all, THANK YOU! Thank You for the gift of children and grandchildren. Thank You for the gift of being able to be here in Tucson with my grandsons while Sandy and Dave get a vacation together.

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Posted in A Spiritual Spring Cleaning

In the Valley Where I Live — And a Humble Question

Good Morning, God! My computer is now almost completely reassembled. A Senior Advisor at Apple spent over two hours on the phone “holding my hand” as I found and restored files from my Time Machine. I love that help! Hmmm.

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Posted in a prayer for healing, A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, Abundant Life, accepting gifts sight unseen, accepting my ability to REDESIGN, an invitation to abundant life, asking for help for myself, Changing, humility, Humility or Needing Help!

Off to the Farmers’ Market and Whatevers

Good Morning, God! I’m up early as Kit needed the alarm to wake up. YAWN! He is off to his TNT training run. On his way down the stairs he said, “Tomorrow you’ll be running, too!” He said it so

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Posted in a hand up, A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, an invitation to abundant life, becoming the change I wish to see, Changing, Farmers' Markets, humility

Paddling into Relaxing

Good Morning, God! Yesterday was a lovely S*L*O*W  morning. After my Thursday morning walk, I set out for a short jog. Kit joined me on the last part and so I went a full 2 miles. I took this photo

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Posted in a series of molts and upgrades, A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, Changing, choices, relaxation, Transitions

Cleaning a Corner and Embracing Being Needy

Good Morning, God! Yikes! Yesterday my office reached such a state of FULLNESS that I didn’t even want to be in it. Fullness is a very charitable word. It felt as if years worth of undone work was lurking in

Posted in a prayer for healing, A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, accepting my need for help

Traveling Toward A “Time of Listening”

Good Morning, God! I love this pastel of a lone gondolier on the Grand Canal. Actually, I love Venice. The Sea may be rising — but they are adapting.  Hmm. It seems to me that we do the same with

Posted in a hand up, A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, adjusting, Maintenance, Rethinking

The Taj Mahal — and living “temples”

Good Morning, God! The Taj Mahal is a glorious building and this photo was taken by dear friends who just got back from their trip to India. My Dad took a photo of it too, many years ago, and a

Posted in a series of molts and upgrades, A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, LOVE, New Creatures in Christ

A “Failed” Sabbath — is Still a Gift

Good Morning, God! Yesterday was another Sabbath.  I was going to say another “failed” Sabbath, but I’ve decided to reframe it as a “learning” Sabbath! I don’t like confessing failures, God. And that is in spite of my dramatic experience

Posted in A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, confession, sabbath rest

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