Blog Archives

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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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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Water Lilies and Punahou Reunions

people got up and shared — some stories were funny and some were sad but all were kind. There was a lovely sense of respect and appreciation for each person who had left us.

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Posted in being together in a compassionate presence, Belonging to each other, Celebrations, Sharing

Wanting Transparency — But First, Comes Compassion

No wonder I didn’t want to look at them! Labeling some feelings as Bad sure does push them down below consciousness. How Harsh! And, worse yet, how very Counter Productive!

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Posted in accepting my ability to REDESIGN, adjusting, being together in a compassionate presence, blooming

Sitting and Looking at the Moon

So much of the fabric of our life is woven by our families — and by our friends. I have no explanation as to why I have been so fortunate in both family and friends — so blessed in general.

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Taking care of “My Own Dear Self”

Underground currents of salt water flowing deep within me.

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Posted in a hand up, being heard into speaking, being together in a compassionate presence, listening, LOVE, Wholeness

On Feeling Like a Pile of Pick-up Sticks

Rainbows as Signs Good Morning, God! After hearing myself say something to the effect that I felt like pile of “pick-up-sticks” it came to me that I needed to do something about it. So, I called a old friend who

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Posted in accepting my need for help, being together in a compassionate presence, compassion to care for myself, complexity

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