Blog Archives

The Joy of Sharing

Good Evening, God Sometimes I get inundated by the Larger Picture. And, yes, we do not wrestle with flesh and blood but with Principalities and Powers and darkness in high places. Sigh. But, just this morning, I sent a friend

Posted in appreciation, beauty, JOY, Sharing, simple joys of daily life, the joy of sharing

Cherishing each moment

Good Evening, God I enjoy Beauty.  I would say, Who doesn’t?  But, I am more and more aware that Goodness is even more to be appreciated.  My wonderful husband Kit is good.  Good in an un-self-conscious way.  Never even thinking

Posted in appreciation, beauty, Centering Prayer, Cherishing, connecting, Expand my Heart, Goodness, LOVE, simple joys of daily life, The daily details of love, the gift of persistent love

A Joyful Event

Queen Elizabeth II knighting Captain Tom Moore for his significant fundraising for NHS Good Evening, God I had read about how Captain Tom Moore had pledged to walk 100 laps of his backyard before his 100th birthday — in order

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Posted in a matter of scale, acknowledging another's existence, Affirmations, appreciation, Awe, Being a Blessing, Belonging to each other, Blessing, Choosing Meaning, Choosing to respond, connecting, Giving, growing toward up, Growth Opportunities

Noticing . . . and appreciating

Good Evening, God My wonderful husband Kit and I were out for our morning walk when my eye was caught by this shower tree blossom.  I was delighted!  And then it hit me! It was delighted to be noticed!  

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Posted in appreciation, Choosing to respond, connecting, respect, Responding, seeing, stopping to see, The gift to SEE others

A Morning at the Beach

Good Morning, God! I love silhouettes! That way I don’t invade people’s privacy. And these folks — either going out or coming back from surfing — caught the JOY of the morning. Then too, there is the BLUE of the

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Posted in Abundant Life, appreciation, attunement, authority over my life, Awe, beauty, Being With, connecting, Enjoyment, web of life

A FULL day . . .A HAPPY day

Good Evening, God! I really wasn’t sure if I would make it through yesterday! Wednesday is my busy day . . . and I had added THREE extra events into it. And each event was at least 2 hours long.

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Posted in appreciation, beauty, gratitude, time, web of life

Enchanted by a large school of small fish

Good Evening, God! How amazing are Your Creatures!  This morning I got back in the water to do my exercises. As I swim along I mostly stare at the sand and odd bits of coral.  I was in a relaxed

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Posted in appreciation, beauty, delight, Enchantment, gratitude

Noticing and Appreciating

Good Evening, God! Imagine my DELIGHT when I saw the autograph tree in the Kokua Market parking lot with 4 or 5 blooms on it. I think this makes the third or possibly the fourth time I have caught this

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Posted in a prayer for healing, appreciation, connecting, Prayer, praying, Praying for our enemies, Sharing, the joy of sharing

Blessing My Body and Our Country

Good Evening, God! This afternoon, as I was doing my Centering Prayer, I fell into Blessing. I started with You. You are easy. The more I bless You, the more in awe I am of Your Complexity and of the

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Posted in appreciation, Blessing, Centering Prayer, connecting, healing, kindness, LOVE, loving myself, Prayer

500,000 Hours coming up

Good Evening, God! This photo was taken as my wonderful husband Kit and I celebrated our 57th wedding anniversary. A night to treasure! I thought that would be it for anniversary celebrations . . . until next year. Well, not necessarily. We

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Posted in appreciation, connecting, gratitude, thankfulness, time

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