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The JOY of Encouraging

Good Morning, God! No one needs to encourage a flower to bloom. But, we humans seem to have a harder time “blooming”. Perhaps that is why being an Encourager is considered as one of the spiritual gifts. This Wednesday I

Posted in being a beginner, blooming, Creating, Humility or Needing Help!, JOY, Spiritual Gifts, Starter

The Joy of Beauty

Good Evening, God! Thank You!  Thank You for so much beauty! This is a hibiscus belonging to my spiritual director.  I think she was puzzled as to why I was taking its photo.  She sees theses every day.  Hibiscus are

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Posted in beauty, blooming, Enthusiasm, Faith, JOY

New Things!

Life is amazing, God. And maybe it isn’t so very different for bacteria than it is for us? Surely, regardless of size and complexity, life is to be relished and lived! Thank You!

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Posted in appreciation, blooming, web of life

Tiger Lilies and Water Lilies and other blooms

Good Day, God! Mostly, I feel like this Tiger Lily! Open and maybe a little TOO colorful? Very confident seeming, I hope. Or, at least, that is how I feel most of the time. That is my preferred way of

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Posted in blooming, healing, people as gifts

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

Yellow Trees and me

I can almost hear the Yellow Trees calling me — Come Near! Take off your shoes. This is Holy Ground. I AM here!

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Posted in appreciation, beauty, blooming, Hearing

Blooming — Where ever we are

Good Morning, God! I was thinking of using photos of Sunrises or Rainbows for this morning’s blog. But it feels as if You have selected this small flower — blooming in a small crack between the concrete wall and the

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Posted in blooming, Failing, fears, growing toward up, Growth Opportunities

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