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Recharging

Good Morning, God! I looked at my calendar and there isn’t much on it — for this week and the next. And my heart leapt with JOY! I am FINALLY doing much LESS and experiencing true rest . . .

Posted in accepting my authority to set limits, accepting my need for help, asking for help for myself, busy, Commitments, connecting, Enjoyment, JOY, recharging my battery, rest

Plumerias and Asking for Help

Good Day, God! This is the week of Kit’s 65 Punahou Reunion and we were all given yellow plumeria leis at the Kapuna Luncheon. For years we all MADE leis. And they were mostly plumeria.  I think, God, I still

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Posted in accepting my need for help, asking for help for myself, connecting, daughters, Humility or Needing Help!, Pride, Self Care, self care as self compassion and humility, Self sufficiency

It’s hard to be a human nowadays

Good Evening, God! I laughed out loud when I read this Dilbert comic this morning. A rueful laugh of recognition! We humans are barely able to maintain Continuous Intermittent Attention — let alone real focus. Except, of course, on video

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Posted in accepting my need for help, adjusting, Artificial Intelligence, Changing, Choosing to respond, complexity, connecting, Future, Help me to see, Perspective

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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The Importance of Prayer

“First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.”

Posted in a prayer for healing, accepting my need for help, asking for help for myself, connecting, Heal Us Now, healing, Help me to see, Prayer, praying, Praying for our enemies

Earth, we have a Problem here

Good Evening, God I keep thinking “Water water EVERYWHERE but not a drop to drink.” And I give a rueful snort. Here we are on Planet Earth — the  oceans are rising and we are depleting our ancient aquifers way too fast.

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A Surprising Gift

Good Morning, God! I first remember learning that SIZE doesn’t matter in Madeleine L’Engle’s book, A Wind in the Door. This photo is of a rather small bloom on a dwarf poinciana tree. But, just look at its beauty! If

Posted in Abundant Life, accepting my ability to REDESIGN, accepting my need for help, Commitments, connecting, Duty, loving myself, priorities, The Self

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