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Organic Gardening as A Healing Model

As it happens, I am embarking on a fearful moral inventory. This is not easy and it gets tangled and confused because it seems that as a Mother I am Responsible for Everything. I know this is not literally true. But, it feels true! And I am learning to Go with my Gut! The Gut is where changes grow

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Posted in being planted, being repotted, connecting, connections, courage to see myself

A Palm doing its job — Am I doing My Job?

Good Morning, God! Today is a lovely — slow — relaxed Sabbath Day. And I think of what Jesus said about The Sabbath Being a GIFT to Man. It IS! But, alas, God, like many of Your Gifts it goes

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Posted in a matter of scale, being planted, being together in a compassionate presence, breathing in Your Spirit, Choosing to respond, Expand my Heart, God as an Ongoing Gift, images, letting the Holy Spirit flow through us, living by every word that comes from God, water and love

The Joy of Flowers – Ah, But the Pain of Tossing

Sigh! I obviously need a better balance between appreciating and evaluating. I feel MUCH BETTER asking for THAT — I don’t really want to be ruthless.

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Posted in appreciation, being planted, being repotted, blooming, Flowers, opposable virtues

Helping Caregivers start businesses — Economic “Reforestation”

Good Morning, God! Well, You woke me EARLY and with this photo in my heart/mind — or whatever part You work with The message that has been running around and around in my mind is THIS: If you want to

Posted in a hand up, Advocates for Africa's Children, Africa Works, being planted, Choosing to respond, connecting, connections, creativity in loving service, Giving, JOY

An espaliered fruit tree and assorted thoughts

Hello, God! I’m giving up on the Time Based Greeting.  Evening here — morning there and neither one (or both?) for You. I have been pondering this photo ever since I took it. As I was taking it I thought

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Posted in being planted, cyclical nature of the universe, pruned for fruitfulness

Poppies and People

Thank You, God, for Poppies! I guess poppies are right up there with Native Grasses, God, as far as trendy goes.  These were part of the landscaping in a nice area off of Third Street — a newly trendy part

Posted in accepting my need for help, beauty, Being ENJOYED by God, being planted, blooming

Let all of us – as trees – clap our hands and sing

Good Morning God,  It’s the intertwining branches that I love in this photo.  They make me think of all the people in our lives – family and friends — and how we intertwine. I love trees.  In California I loved

Posted in being planted, clapping our hands in joy, connecting, connections, Conversations, Uncategorized, water and 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