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Stolen Focus — a Systemic Situation

Good Day, God Iʻve been READING again! I mean WHOLE books! And I have just learned WHY and how we all have the power to regain our ability to read and think. First of all, research shows that for the

Posted in Attention Limits, Centering Prayer, choices, choosing HARD, Choosing Meaning, Choosing to respond, connecting, Distrations, Information Overload, Prayer, Rethinking, Stress, Thinking and Feeling, Thinking deeply, Welcoming Prayer

The interactions of Layers upon Layers

Good Evening, God! I’ve been running over the various times in which the experts have ridiculed the ideas that threatened their world view — indeed, threatened their sense of self — their psychic safety. Florence Nightingale said that the doctors

Posted in being wrong, Certainty, Changing, choices, complexity, connecting, humility, Humility or Needing Help!, paradigm shifts

The Power to Choose

Good Morning, God! On Sunday, I was going into Kokua Market when I was stopped by this glorious pile of dead blossoms. I LOVE these colors! In fact, I love COLOR. So, I took a photo. The young man that

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Posted in accepting my need for help, asking for help for myself, choices, choosing HARD, Choosing Meaning, Choosing to respond, connecting, Help me to see, Helpful Hards, hope, Hope as a gift from God, Humility or Needing Help!, the essential nature of hope

A doctor on FIRE!

Dr. Stella Immanuel on how hydroxychoroquine has cured over 400 patients Good Day, God Well, here is a video of  Dr. Stella Immanuel of Houston, who is angry that people are dying from COVID 19.  She has prescribed hydroxychloroquine for

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Posted in authority over my life, choices, Communication, connecting, courage, Enthusiasm, freedom, LOVE, Personal Power, The Flow of God's Love, the gift of persistent love, The Power of the Spoken Word

More on Joy and Generosity

Good Evening, God As I was reading The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World, I kept copying quotes and sending them to myself. So many ideas to ponder. This idea was from the compiler of the book,

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Posted in accepting gifts sight unseen, accepting my ability to REDESIGN, Belonging to each other, Books, choices, Compassion, cooperation, Generosity

Thoughts about Choices

Good Evening, God The planets and moon are predictable . . . their paths known. Not so we humans who have been given the power to make choices. I hadn’t thought about this as a key part of being human

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Posted in choices, choosing HARD, Choosing Meaning, Choosing to respond, Climate Crisis, connecting, gusts of hopelessness, hope, Hope as a gift from God, Meaning, small meaningful moments, the essential nature of hope

A Reminder from the Pope

Good  Morning, God! I am not doing enough . . . or much . . . for refugees! This massively avoidable fact was brought home by the morning paper doing a piece on Pope Francis’s apostolic exhortation titled “Rejoice and

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Posted in Caring, choices, Choosing Meaning, Choosing to respond, connecting, delight, LOVE, rejoicing, The daily details of love

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

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

Let’s Have A Jubilee Year!

Good Day, God! A friend handed me this book and said, “I think you should read this!” She was right. It is written by Dr. Charlotte A. Tomaino, a neuropsychologist. She is also former nun which she referred to as “an

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Posted in Books, Caring, caring for the stranger in our midst, Centering Prayer, choices, connecting, Forgiving, mercy

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