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Industrial Agriculture strikes again

An Iowa cornfield run by the National Science Foundation Good Evening, God I seem to be in the pathway of a FLOOD of information I would rather not know.  But, since I am a “sharer” I am going to pass

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Posted in accepting my need for help, awareness, Betrayal, Books, Caring, Chemicals, Cherishing our Bodies, Common Sense, Common sense and reasonableness, Communication, connecting, earning a living, Eating for health, experimentation, Experts and THE EXPERT, Failure to assess, fears

Clean Teeth . . . Clean Soul?

Good Evening, God Yes, the BIG event of the day was that my wonderful husband Kit and I got our teeth cleaned!  WOO HOO!  We have been getting them cleaned 4 times a year and the last time was back

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Posted in a hand up, A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, acknowledging my need for prayer, awareness, being heard into speaking, Being With, Belonging to each other, Centering Prayer, confession, connecting, connections, Conversations, courage to see myself, humility, Prayer, Retreats, self care as self compassion and humility

Suddenly Seeing — What’s Been There

Good Evening, God This is a close-up of Pink Tacoma blossoms.  I’ve seen and enjoyed them for years. But, earlier this week I saw these trees on the eastern side of our valley.  I saw them for the first time!

Posted in awareness, beauty, Choosing to respond, Compassion, connecting, Curiosity, delight, learning, seeing

Do-Nothing Farming – Works

Good Evening, God I’m loving this book — The One-Straw Revolution. I ordered it on a whim . . . part of my new awareness of the importance of traditional agriculture. But, this book takes us way back — well

Posted in accepting my ability to REDESIGN, awareness, connecting, Creating, Failure as Teacher, Failure to assess, Future, Greening Spirit, humility, learning, The Learning Revolution, trying vs learning, web of life

The Need to Win . . .

Good Afternoon, God! I have been reading The Way of Chuang Tzu done by Thomas Merton. By “done” I mean Merton created his own version of earlier translations. It feels like a book of double wisdom. This story caught my

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Posted in a prayer for healing, a series of molts and upgrades, Abundant Life, accepting my need for help, awareness, Balancing and adjustments, being repotted, courage to see myself, Expand my Heart

Replenishing My Dear Self

Good Morning, God! Well, replenishing is taking longer than I anticipated! And it involves far more than I currently grasp. But, I’d like to share what I “know” so far . . . not so much with You, God, —

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Posted in awareness, Caring, connecting, Flourishing, Replenishing, the Growth Mindset

A RESTFUL Thanksgiving Weekend

Good Evening, God! I was busy as usual on Wednesday . . . but then Thursday I slept in and then napped later on.  We were joining a dear friend’s family at 6:00 for dinner.  Around 3:00 I made the

Posted in awareness, connecting, healing, health

The Delight of Surprises

Good Evening, God! What a marvelous world we live in. My wonderful husband Kit and I went with dear friends to watch the Super Moon rise. Only we went on the 30th . . . one day before full. Full

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Posted in awareness, beauty, clapping our hands in joy, connecting, JOY, the joy of sharing, web of life

A Brand New Year

  Happy New Year, God! First, Thank You for the year past . . . a year in which I actually took some growth steps! Who knew how incredibly scary it was to violate family taboos and actually Speak the

Posted in a New Year, A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, awareness, Changing, choices, choosing HARD, Choosing Meaning, Choosing to respond, courage, fears, Filling up my suitcase and my days, God wants to nourishes us, God's Attention, God's Time, growing toward up

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

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