Blog Archives

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,

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

Learning from Regret

A KEY QUESTION  (a meditation after Centering) If I could do it over again . . . What would I do? This question is key to Learning From Regret Was there a point at which I could have Turned? To

Tagged with: ,
Posted in a hand up, a prayer for healing, being a Slow Learner, Centering Prayer, Changing, Choosing Meaning, Choosing to respond, connecting, Possibilities, Regret -- acknowledging and releasing it, Repentance, responding to "nudges", responding to God's Spirit, Rethinking

A Brand New Year

  Happy New Year, God! First, Thank You for the year past . . . a year in which I actually took some growth steps! Who knew how incredibly scary it was to violate family taboos and actually Speak the

Posted in a New Year, A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, awareness, Changing, choices, choosing HARD, Choosing Meaning, Choosing to respond, courage, fears, Filling up my suitcase and my days, God wants to nourishes us, God's Attention, God's Time, growing toward up

Growing into speaking the truth in love

  Good Day, God! This drawing is of me – AKA Tutusaurus – visiting Ian, my first grandchild. Our delightful daughter Sandy drew it after my Inner Tutusaurus had revealed herself. As I look at the drawing, God, it seems

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Changing, connecting, courage, courage to see myself, humility, LOVE

It’s hard to be a human nowadays

Good Evening, God! I laughed out loud when I read this Dilbert comic this morning. A rueful laugh of recognition! We humans are barely able to maintain Continuous Intermittent Attention — let alone real focus. Except, of course, on video

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in accepting my need for help, adjusting, Artificial Intelligence, Changing, Choosing to respond, complexity, connecting, Future, Help me to see, Perspective

Let Them Eat Dirt — Germs and Words

Good Morning, God! I was reading about how the author of this book will be speaking at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. WOW! I’d really like to go. But, maybe I will just read the book he wrote: Let

Tagged with:
Posted in A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, Books, Changing, Cherishing our Bodies, Cleanliness, health, Peace, Self Care

More on Blessing

Good Evening, God! I’m back after doing a few minutes of Blessing You “with all that is within me.” (Psalm 103:1) And I realize that blessing You is putting Everything in Perspective. That enlarged perspective is having a funny effect on me. The small

Tagged with: ,
Posted in beauty, being a beginner, Blessing, Changing, connecting

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