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Clean Teeth . . . Clean Soul?

Good Evening, God Yes, the BIG event of the day was that my wonderful husband Kit and I got our teeth cleaned!  WOO HOO!  We have been getting them cleaned 4 times a year and the last time was back

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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

Just Talking to Someone

Good Evening, God! The power of just talking to someone is amazing!  This is the month — July — where I pledged to take “better” care of myself.  Letʻs see . . . July 23 and nothing!  But, I did

Posted in acknowledging my need for prayer, asking for help for myself, Centering Prayer, Communication, connecting, daughters, friends, Prayer, relationships

Together in Centering Prayer

Good Evening, God What an incredible morning — our monthly Morning of Prayer! A gathering via Zoom of people from several islands — Oahu, Hawaii, Maui and Australia. (Anyone who wants more information can go to Contemplative Outreach of Hawaii

Posted in an invitation to abundant life, being together in a compassionate presence, Being With, Belonging to each other, blooming, Centering Prayer, connecting, Prayer, praying, the JOY of praying together

Filling our Hearts with Love

Good Evening, God I’ve joked for years about there being Slow Learners and Non Learners. That’s it. No Fast Learners! At least, not for anything truly important. This is a comfort to me as come to a deeper understanding of

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Time in Silence . . .

Good Evening, God! “we simply cannot do without the silence of prolonged prayer, which enables us better to perceive God’s language . . ” Pope Francis. This Saturday (June 20) is our Morning of Prayer — 90 minutes of silence.

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Compassion for My Human Condition

Good Evening God, Having my false self stripped away . . . layer by layer . . . has given me a semi joyful acceptance of my True Self. I am thankful to be me — but I am aware

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The Usefulness of Prayer

Good Day, God I have taken some small steps toward taking You more seriously. (I suspect You are laughing.) It began with doing Centering Prayer twice a day. Then about a month ago it came to me that I should

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United in Prayer Day

You are Invited to Participate in the United in Prayer Day in Community online  Saturday 3/21/2020 from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.https://zoom.us/j/928471152If you don’t have a Zoom account when you go to the link you will be prompted to create a

Posted in Centering Prayer, connecting, Holy Spirit, Prayer, Silence

You are Invited!

Good Evening, God! Well, I am now at the point of knowing that I NEED to do my Centering Prayer twice a day. I’m not up to 30 minutes, yet. But, I can feel the changes happening in me. I’m

Posted in Being ENJOYED by God, being together in a compassionate presence, Being With, Centering Prayer

Blogs I Follow
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