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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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Posted in accepting my ability to REDESIGN, accepting my need for help, adjusting, asking for and accepting forgiveness, asking for help for myself, authority over my life, awareness, Books, connecting, resiliency

Blessing: a Light in the Darkness

Good Evening, God! My wonderful husband Kit has this very month retired from running the Honolulu Marathon. He says he is switching over to running half marathons (13.2 miles). And so, God, it is a New Year for me — a New Era? I

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Our Inner Hearts

Good Morning, God Last week on a walk/jog up my valley I looked into the heart of a hibiscus. I thought about how You look into our hearts.  This flower lasts for only a day. And I suppose, God, that our human life

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Posted in awareness, connecting, Humility or Needing Help!, Prayer, Praying for our enemies, respect

A Pre-Lent crescent moon

Good Day, God! Thank You for early morning walks with dear and trusted friends! Thank You for thin crescent moons showing through the morning clouds. Thank You for this gift of Life! How appallingly easy it is to have my

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To SEE, and maybe to SEE my selves?

What surprised me was that — after I had accepted and revealed these unwanted parts –They sort of faded away, I could see that In both cases those rejected parts were just trying to take care of me.

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Posted in awareness, Caring, Compassion, connecting, courage to see myself

Our Fellow Creatures

Noticing . . . acknowledging the Presence of another . . . even by a quick meeting of the eyes and a nod . . . links us together.

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Traveling, Mazes and Changes

In situations like this, I find myself marveling how rats ever find their way around mazes. They can’t even read! But, of course, reading would only be helpful if there were signs.

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Posted in adjusting, awareness, connecting, learning, Life isn't supposed to be easy., mental maps

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