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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

Getting on with Life

I like that it takes three overlapping analogies to attempt to describe reality.

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Posted in acknowledging my need for prayer, Centering Prayer, Choosing Meaning, LOVE, Prayer

Bromeliads, Microbes, and Nourishment

Not like a Major Illness. Just a Nudge reminding me of my Mortality . . . need for self care . . . and an awareness of my Impermanent but Lovely Body.

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Posted in accepting my authority to set limits, acknowledging my need for prayer, Centering Prayer, healing, humility

Wetland Waterways and Neural Pathways

Good Morning, God! Here I am in Andover, MA. As Kit went out the door this morning — to drive to his trombone rehearsals — he was still apologizing for leaving me alone for the day!  I think he was

Posted in acknowledging my need for prayer, clear waterways, Maintenance, solitude and silence, time

Prevention, Health and Our Sticky Life Styles

Good Morning, God! How good to wake up with Kit telling me about the article in the Star Advertiser about the new Director of Health calling for all governmental agencies to “think outside the box” and consider health factors in

Posted in a matter of scale, acknowledging my need for prayer, Changing, health

Balancing amidst the Overwhelming Jumble of Options

Good Morning, God! I love this photo — as I loved the movie — for the JOY that Philippe took in his balancing feats. As I pondered my long — 40 day — trip, God, I thought of just how

Posted in a hand up, accepting my need for help, acknowledging my need for prayer, Balancing and adjustments

Words about Wonder from the Poet Denise Levertov

Good Morning, God! Denise Levertov said it so well, God, in her poem Primary Wonder: “Days pass when I forget the mystery. Problems insoluble and problems offering their own ignored solutions jostle for my attention, they crowd its antechamber along

Posted in acknowledging my need for prayer, appreciation, attunement, beauty, busy as an attack strategy, Meaning, mindfulness

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