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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

The Comfortable and the Homeless

Hmm. Isn’t that a definition of leprosy? Peripheral nerves that are not able to feel our nose and toes — and fingers, even? And if we cannot feel them — then we cannot protect or care for them.

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Posted in a series of molts and upgrades, acknowledging another's existence, being heard into speaking, Belonging to each other, Compassion, connecting, Help me to see, hope

A Thermal Image of Myself?

I really want to take care of myself. But I feel as if I was absent when “they” taught Emotional Hygiene. Sigh, does anyone teach that? You say it is mentioned in the Bible — You call it speaking the Truth in Love. Hm. I just never thought about speaking the truth in love to myself! That sounds so obvious.

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Posted in being heard into speaking, compassion to care for myself, connecting, courage to see myself, Growth Opportunities, hearing myself, Helpful Hards, responsibility

Becoming Sturdy

We are told to pray in secret — in our prayer closet. But we have the promise that when two or three gather together in Your Name — You will BE THERE WITH THEM.

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Posted in accepting my need for help, asking for help for myself, being heard into speaking, Books, connecting, connections, Wanting a protected time

Being Heard into Speaking

All those tangled and entangling feelings and half-formed thoughts wiggled their way out into Consciousness — into My Consciousness as I heard myself speaking.

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Posted in being heard into speaking, being together in a compassionate presence

Spiritual Directors and Spiritual Friends

I need someone to ask me how I’m doing and to slip in a gentle question that knocks me back off of comfortable dead center.

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Posted in being heard into speaking, being together in a compassionate presence, health, hearing myself

The Secret Garden: Transformation and Recovery

It takes hope — and a lot of hard work — to take even one small step.

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Posted in being heard into speaking, Hearing, hearing myself, hope, recovery time, slow incremental change

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