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Thoughts beyond Words

Good Evening, God! I’ve been listening to this book . . . slowly ( I’m now on Chapter Three) . . . as the ideas don’t fit easily or quickly into my head. . Thinking of You as a VERB instead

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Posted in Being With, Books, connecting, Stories

Time, Tides and Change

Good Evening, God, This is the view from my wonderful husband Kit’s beach — where he lived until he was eight.  It is actually called the Hunakai Beach . . . right at the start of Hunakai Street.  This was

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Posted in Books, Changing, courage, Responding, responsibility, time, Transitions, Trees

Growth as Molting

Good Evening, God! Mostly I think of growth as a slow progression from bud to fruit . . . green to ripe. Simple. Ah! But now I am finally realizing the GROWTH for Humans is much more complex. In fact,

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Posted in a series of molts and upgrades, accepting my ability to REDESIGN, adjusting, Books, Changing, choices, connecting, Options

Being Aware . . .Being Willing to Know

Good Day, God! Just yesterday the BBC World News had an interview with an “expert” on how to protect yourself during disasters. And the advice was basically what it was in this book: The Unthinkable; Who Survives When Disaster Strikes

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Posted in awareness, Books, connecting, Planning, the cold snow of reality

The Power of a Name

Good Morning, God! I’ve been meaning to write about the importance and power of names for weeks now! I’ve always been — what I charitably call a Name Hawk — ready to correct people who call my friends by an

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Posted in Books, connecting, developing helpful definitions of love, LOVE, The Power of Naming, The Power of the Spoken Word

A few more thoughts on Resilience

Good Day, God! I have yet to read the book I just bought on Micro-Resilience by Bonnie St. John. I thought it would be fun to ponder what I have learned so far about life and resilience. One huge conceptual

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Posted in accepting my ability to REDESIGN, accepting my need for help, adjusting, asking for and accepting forgiveness, asking for help for myself, authority over my life, awareness, Books, connecting, resiliency

Bouncing and Needing Help

Good Day, God! At lunch today, I heard myself say, “life is uncertain, capricious and bad things do happen but I am determined — as much as I can — to only undergo bad things ONCE. I do not want to

Posted in Books, connecting, fears, Humility or Needing Help!, resiliency, social support networks

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