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Small Delights amidst major upheavals

Good Day, God! My mental maps have been buffeted over the last few months and then yesterday we got the video from our senior pastor that he was resigning due to burn out. Sigh. . . But, talking . .

Posted in adjusting, Art, beauty, connecting, Expand my Heart, Hearing, hearing myself, JOY, listening, simple joys of daily life

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

A FULL day . . .A HAPPY day

Good Evening, God! I really wasn’t sure if I would make it through yesterday! Wednesday is my busy day . . . and I had added THREE extra events into it. And each event was at least 2 hours long.

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Posted in appreciation, beauty, gratitude, time, web of life

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

The Joy of Beauty

Good Evening, God! Thank You!  Thank You for so much beauty! This is a hibiscus belonging to my spiritual director.  I think she was puzzled as to why I was taking its photo.  She sees theses every day.  Hibiscus are

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Posted in beauty, blooming, Enthusiasm, Faith, JOY

Finishing up

Good Evening, God! Through a series of miscommunications I had a full day at home.   Knowing I had all day I was able to tackle organizing tasks that had been too overwhelming before.  That is not to say they

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Posted in beauty, being FORGIVEN by God, connecting, Forgiven!, Forgiving, opportunities to forgive myself, Peace, supportive organizational structures

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

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

Dwelling in the Now

Good Morning, God! This was from yesterday’s walk/jog.  And looking at it makes me happy.  Beauty does that. In looking at the photo, I have the joy of its beauty — and I have the joy of the memory of

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Posted in beauty, connecting, fears, Journaling, Peace, small hidden fears

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