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Being WITH

Good Day, God! I am back home now . . . having been with my daughters . . . and having an Upgraded Appreciation of what Being With means. As I sit here . . . waiting for words to

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Posted in accepting gifts sight unseen, attunement, awareness, Awe, being heard into speaking, Communication, Communion, connecting, LOVE

Valuing Friends and Fellow Countrymen

Good Afternoon, God! I am glad to be here — sitting at my computer — AWARE of Your Presence. You are always present . . . but I am usually UNAWARE. So, God, when I looked at this photo of

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Posted in a prayer for healing, adjusting, asking for help for myself, attunement, background / foreground questions, connecting

The Joy of Praying with a friend

The only think that I experience as even better — is to talk to You with others! It is more that just “praying” with someone. It is as if each person is Listening and Responding with You “helping”. That kind of prayer is one of the most meaningful things I do. And afterwards I feel more Alive . . . more Aerated . . . more Joyful.
How is it, God, that Praying isn’t presented that way? Oh, I do wish prayer were Packaged Properly!

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Posted in attunement, connecting, Conversations, Prayer, Praying together extemporaneously

Praising God — Pulling out the Stops!

Ah, God. You have made us with a Praise Stop, and a Rejoicing Stop, a Grateful Stop and many more stops. Those Stops add a Rich Emotional Layer to ordinary “notes” or decisions. And, it seems to me that we designed to use those Trusting Positive Grateful Stops.

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Posted in attunement, connecting, Music, Praise, Responding

Carousels and the Delight of Daily Life

But, now I am sitting here and wondering if “progress” isn’t a fairly recent concept. I wonder if it came in with the railroads? There is something quite linear about most concepts of progress . . . linear and constraining.

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Posted in attunement, Balancing and adjustments, delight

A Beautiful but Empty Marketplace

Good Day, God! I love water — love the ocean — and I particularly enjoy eating a meal while looking at the water. That was my hope this morning, God, as I drove off to the waterfront. The last time

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Posted in acknowledging another's existence, attitudes, attunement, processing on deeper levels, setting my life in context

Angry Birds and the Game of Life

Good Morning, God! I began my day by sitting and listening in Centering Prayer. And what I heard is — It isn’t about Words. It is about Hearts. Oddly enough, that leads me into reflections on the Angry Birds game.

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Posted in attunement, becoming the change I wish to see, Changing, Hearts, listening

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