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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

Unexpected Delights

Good Morning, God! And how good it is to begin my day with You…. Coming back from our morning walk I caught another glimpse of this beautiful green gecko on the bright red heliconia. Hmm. I see that this gecko

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Posted in Awe, beauty, clapping our hands in joy, JOY, simple joys of daily life, the joy of sharing

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

pausing to pray

Good Day, God! This morning I read — from a handout our pastor gave us — this poem by Mary Oliver. It makes PRAYER so simple. And I feel that is exactly how You want it to be. SIMPLE! So

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Posted in Awe, connecting, gratitude, Prayer, praying, taking time to focus

Embracing Enchantment

Good Morning, God! The other day, as I was doing Centering Prayer, I invited whoever wished to come up out of my Inner Dungeon to appear. Immediately there stood before me — in my Mind’s Eye — a woman who

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Posted in Awe, beauty, connecting, delight, Enchantment, Faith, Greening Spirit, mysteries

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

Another Perspective or two

Good Day, God! We went to island of Kauai last week for my wonderful husband Kit to run a half marathon. While we getting our rental car I saw an ad for the Allerton Gardens. WOW! The ad featured a

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Posted in awareness, Awe, connecting, Perspective, perspectives, web of life

Wow! I’m HERE, NOW!

Then, this afternoon I was reading an article in Discover Magazine and learned our brain has 85 billion neural cells, 150 trillion synapses and an almost infinite number of ways of combining synapses. As the article said, “Possibilities are always wildly, insanely greater than the number of things around us.”

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Posted in a prayer for healing, accepting my need for help, Anger, Awe, connecting, Forgiven!, Forgiving, the cold snow of reality

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