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FEAR and my personal steps in resisting it.

Good Day, God, We as a species have been bombarded with FEAR for the last few years. FEAR all by itself greatly dampens our immune system. Alas, FEAR tends to promote anger and blame and hate. That is a toxic

Posted in a matter of scale, Centering Prayer, gratitude, LOVE, Praise, Praising God for All Things, Prayer, praying, thankfulness, Thanksgiving!, The Endless Flow of God's Love, the gift of persistent love, The sacrifice of praise

My 3 Step Personal Reset Plan

Good Day, God Last night it felt as if You were saying OVERCOME EVIL WITH GOOD . . . in you, Margie. . . in you. And I have to say, God, that felt true! When I look around me

Posted in becoming the change I wish to see, being heard into speaking, Centering Prayer, Changing, changing who I want to become, connecting, courage, courage to see myself, elementary school, encourage and comfort, Hearing, hearing myself, Hearts, hope, Hope as a gift from God, Prophecy: a Supernatural Gift of Encouragement, regenerative agriculture, Regenerative Farming, Silence, solitude and silence, Teachers, The difficulty of changing, the essential nature of hope

Unfurl your sails — the Winds of Love are blowing

Good Evening, God This morning, early, as I was Centering, my Sacred Word* changed itself! I had started with “unfold” as in unfolding a blanket. Midway through, it became “Unfurl” as in unfurl your sails. And I felt as if

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Posted in Centering Prayer, connecting, Imagination, imagining, LOVE, The Endless Flow of God's Love, water and love

Healing and Praying

Good Morning, God The other day a friend asked, “Does Prayer Work?” And I found myself saying, “That’s the wrong question!” I went on to say — that is the question we ask about objects. Does this blender work? Does

Posted in a prayer for healing, acknowledging my need for prayer, Centering Prayer, Prayer, praying, Praying for our enemies

Ash Wednesday: Beginning Lent

Good Morning, God I confess to having begun yesterday by splitting a chocolate bar with my beloved husband, Kit and then I had pancakes for breakfast. Fat Tuesday, indeed! And now I sit — pondering the Journey of Lent —

Posted in becoming the change I wish to see, Being ENJOYED by God, Centering Prayer, Changing, Inner Journeys, JOY, Lovingkindness, pondering the purpose of Lent, reframing, simple joys of daily life, the joy of sharing

Connecting a few more dots on Healing

Good Evening, God A few weeks ago a dear friend told me I had to listen to Feelin’ Groovy by Simon and Garfunkel. I heard the lines “Slow down, you’re going too fast. You gotta make the moment last.” And

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Posted in Centering Prayer, healing, Humility or Needing Help!, mindfulness, needing help, Polyvagal Theory, safe, slow incremental change, Slowing Down

Pay Attention, Be Astounded, Tell About It

Good Evening, God This title is Mary Oliver’s lessons for living. I resonate with these word! Each one of these acts brings me joy! Just look at these colorful blossoms! There they were on this small young shower tree as

Posted in beauty, being heard into speaking, Between, Centering Prayer, connecting, gratitude, Hearing, seeing, Sharing, thankfulness, the joy of sharing, Welcoming, Welcoming Prayer

Being Outdoors and Hope?

Good Evening, God So….I had just started to do my Centering Prayer this afternoon when I realized that I hadn’t put down my Earthing Mat. The idea is that Earthing Mats connect us to the earth — with her negative

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Posted in Centering Prayer, connecting, Earthing, Forest Bathing, hope, Hope as a gift from God, Seasonal Affective Disorder, snow on Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea, Sunlight explored, the essential nature of hope

A Call to Pray

Good Evening, God I was stopped by a thought while going upstairs to pray. First, I must send out a CALL TO PRAY! And encourage others to share this CALL TO PRAY. Why my sense of urgency? Perhaps it started

Posted in Centering Prayer, connecting, Prayer, praying, Praying for our enemies, Praying together extemporaneously, the JOY of praying together

Getting Combobulated

Good Evening, God I was joking with a friend this morning about getting combobulated. I really didn’t think it was a “word” but here is the definition:To put together in a somewhat mysterious manner. To bring something out of a

Posted in a hand up, being repotted, being together in a compassionate presence, Centering Prayer, connecting, Faith, hope, Hope as a gift from God, LOVE, Prayer, The daily details of love, the essential nature of hope, web of life

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