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Do-Nothing Farming – Works

Good Evening, God I’m loving this book — The One-Straw Revolution. I ordered it on a whim . . . part of my new awareness of the importance of traditional agriculture. But, this book takes us way back — well

Posted in accepting my ability to REDESIGN, awareness, connecting, Creating, Failure as Teacher, Failure to assess, Future, Greening Spirit, humility, learning, The Learning Revolution, trying vs learning, web of life

I Discover My Wife App

Good Evening, God Much to my surprise I discovered recently that I have a Wife App. I noticed it because it seems to be ON more during this lockdown.  In fact, I noticed that when my wonderful husband is asleep

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Posted in accepting my ability to REDESIGN, accepting my need for help, adjusting, connecting, developing helpful definitions of love, family, growing toward up, Growth Opportunities, kindness, LOVE, Patience, The daily details of love, the Growth Mindset

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

More on Joy and Generosity

Good Evening, God As I was reading The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World, I kept copying quotes and sending them to myself. So many ideas to ponder. This idea was from the compiler of the book,

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Posted in accepting gifts sight unseen, accepting my ability to REDESIGN, Belonging to each other, Books, choices, Compassion, cooperation, Generosity

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

All Is Well With My Soul

Good Evening, God! I’m toward the end of my Second Instructional Illness — I hope. It was several months ago when I “heard” You say, “You can stay home on Tuesdays and Fridays or you can have a series of

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Posted in Abundant Life, accepting my ability to REDESIGN, accepting my authority to set limits, accepting my need for help, connecting, gratitude, health, Lessons, LOVE, The Flow of God's Love, Wellness

A few more thoughts on Resilience

Good Day, God! I have yet to read the book I just bought on Micro-Resilience by Bonnie St. John. I thought it would be fun to ponder what I have learned so far about life and resilience. One huge conceptual

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Posted in accepting my ability to REDESIGN, accepting my need for help, adjusting, asking for and accepting forgiveness, asking for help for myself, authority over my life, awareness, Books, connecting, resiliency

Blessing: a Light in the Darkness

Good Evening, God! My wonderful husband Kit has this very month retired from running the Honolulu Marathon. He says he is switching over to running half marathons (13.2 miles). And so, God, it is a New Year for me — a New Era? I

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Posted in accepting my ability to REDESIGN, awareness, becoming the change I wish to see, Blessing, connecting, hope, LOVE, Peace, Prayer

In the Morning Light

Good Day, God! We have been home for 7 days now . . . and I am happy.  I’m always happy to be home.  But, this time it is home after our third major trip — in a row!  It’s not

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Posted in accepting my ability to REDESIGN, authority over my life, Balancing and adjustments, being repotted, Changing, Cherishing our Bodies, choices, connecting, days of rest as conservation days?, food questions

Loving Our Whole Self

Good Morning, God! I love this photo of the very top of a restoration of an old stone barn designed by the Shakers. Their not being interested in sex, I guess they had a lot of time and energy to

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Posted in accepting my ability to REDESIGN, Caring, Choosing to respond, connecting, Light, 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