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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

Organic Patterns and the Joy of Creating

If I can take delight in my odd fish, it makes it easier for me to “get” that You, God, take delight in us!

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Posted in appreciation, Art, being a beginner, Being ENJOYED by God, Caring, connecting, Creating, Fun

A glance at the ocean — and at my life

I’m a very fortunate person, on many fronts. I am thankful! And yes, God. I remember: those to whom much is given, from them much is required.

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Posted in appreciation, beauty, connecting, gratitude, respect, Responding, responsibility, stopping to see, thankfulness

The Joy of Small Things

We weret is sobering, God, to think that here in my own small self I have to depend on a Balance of Power to get along. It makes me sad that I can’t seem to manage a higher degree of inner mutual respect. But, it does help me understand how it is that we 7 billion humans have a dreadfully difficult time practicing mutual respect! Sigh.

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Posted in a matter of scale, accepting my authority to set limits, appreciation, Cherishing our Bodies, Filling up my suitcase and my days

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