Blog Archives

The Power of Touch and Hugs

Good Morning, God I stumbled on this story yesterday and I just wanted to share it. Two twin girls born early were put into incubators. The twin on the right did well. But, her sister did not. Complication with breathing,

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Posted in Being a Blessing, Being Together, Being With, connecting, fears, healing, health, LOVE

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

Being Kind . . . Being Respectful

Good Day, God! I’ve been pondering — and actually working on doing — what You command. Love your enemies — pray for those who persecute you. Now, thanks be, no one is persecuting me. But, they seem to be willing

Posted in Being a Blessing, Blessing, connecting, kindness, listening, LOVE, opposable virtues, praying, Praying for our enemies, respect

The blessings of being Tattered

Good Day, God! I hadn’t ever thought of being a bit “tattered” as being a blessing. But, yesterday sitting outside in the backyard of my Spiritual Director’s Makiki Heights home I glanced over at her clothesline and saw varied colored

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Posted in Being a Blessing, Blessing, connecting, gratitude, Prayer

We can’t waste Grandmas

Good Morning, God! I love this photo of a dear friend being hugged by her granddaughters — and great-granddaughters! Hugging is so good for our health! In fact, just looking at this photo makes me feel good! One of my

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Posted in Being a Blessing, family visits, hugs, LOVE, Uncategorized

Grasping the Extent of Our Power to Create

Good Morning, God! Nothing like observing YOUR creations to make us humble. A rainbow is always breathtaking . . . and one against sunset lit clouds . . . even more so. But, humble or not, we ARE made in

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Posted in appreciation, Being a Blessing, Choosing to respond, Creating, creativity in loving service, responding to God's Spirit, Rethinking

Rachel Naomi Remen

Good Morning, God! How utterly wonderful to find a new author — and especially an affirming author filled with a quiet wisdom. No dogma or rules — just true stories that bless us. Stories are how we learn and how

Posted in Being a Blessing, Faithfulness, 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