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More on Self Care and Balance

Good Evening, God This illustration is from the book The Healer Within: Using Traditional Chinese Techniques to Release you Body’s Own Medicine, Movement, Massage, Meditation, Breathing.  The Chinese culture is still very strong on this.  I remember being out for

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Posted in Balance, being repotted, Being With, Centering Prayer, community, connecting, Prayer

The Need to Win . . .

Good Afternoon, God! I have been reading The Way of Chuang Tzu done by Thomas Merton. By “done” I mean Merton created his own version of earlier translations. It feels like a book of double wisdom. This story caught my

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Posted in a prayer for healing, a series of molts and upgrades, Abundant Life, accepting my need for help, awareness, Balancing and adjustments, being repotted, courage to see myself, Expand my Heart

In the Morning Light

Good Day, God! We have been home for 7 days now . . . and I am happy.  I’m always happy to be home.  But, this time it is home after our third major trip — in a row!  It’s not

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Posted in accepting my ability to REDESIGN, authority over my life, Balancing and adjustments, being repotted, Changing, Cherishing our Bodies, choices, connecting, days of rest as conservation days?, food questions

Looking Ahead

Good Morning, God! On our ten stop trip this last Fall, Google Maps was one of our great delights. We would put in the address and off we would go. No more Navigation Wars — with me saying the maps

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Posted in a hand up, asking for help for myself, authority over my life, Balancing and adjustments, being a Slow Learner, being repotted, connecting

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 Word of Comfort for My Mom — and for Me

When Patty was ill she had said she wasn’t afraid of being dead — it was dying that worried her.

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Posted in being repotted, Caring, Choosing Meaning, daughters

Contemplating Sprites and Sickness

But, we humans are just starting to understand. In fact, we are just beginning to acknowledge Sprites exist. Pilots have been talking about them for years but reports of them were mostly dismissed.

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Posted in being repotted, Expand my Heart, Faith, Praise, Trusting God

Seeking, Asking and Knocking — Looking Ahead

Sometimes solutions to problems are just as simple as “changing a setting” or two.

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Posted in accepting my need for help, being repotted, Changing, daughters, Definitions, family visits

Walking (slowly) in the Light

Good Morning, God! Yesterday I intended to jog around Kapiolani Park. I thought that after my 3.1 mile “Mango Days 5K” race on Sunday it would be doable. Not so, God. Although I did jog for a half-mile or so,

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Posted in a prayer for healing, a series of molts and upgrades, accepting my need for help, being repotted, Changing, exercising

A Day at Home — in Dry Dock?

Good Morning, God! A day at Home! I would like to go to the 7:00 a.m. church service . . . but My Whole Being cries Stay HOME. Perhaps, this is because I am not back to full strength? Or

Posted in accepting my need for help, asking for and accepting forgiveness, asking for help for myself, being FORGIVEN by God, being repotted, Maintenance

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Brené Brown

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Rachel Naomi Remen

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A Moment with God

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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