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Unexpected Delights

Good Morning, God! And how good it is to begin my day with You…. Coming back from our morning walk I caught another glimpse of this beautiful green gecko on the bright red heliconia. Hmm. I see that this gecko

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Posted in Awe, beauty, clapping our hands in joy, JOY, simple joys of daily life, the joy of sharing

The Delight of Surprises

Good Evening, God! What a marvelous world we live in. My wonderful husband Kit and I went with dear friends to watch the Super Moon rise. Only we went on the 30th . . . one day before full. Full

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Posted in awareness, beauty, clapping our hands in joy, connecting, JOY, the joy of sharing, web of life

A Bubble of Blessing

Good Day, God! I’m finding that Blessing people is becoming easier and easier. Today, while I was blessing a friend I had a fun thought which expanded a bit on the whole idea of Blessing. Into my mind came an image

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Posted in Blessing, Centering Prayer, clapping our hands in joy, connecting, Prayer, praying

Am I a Squiggle or a Circle?

Good Morning, God! Last week as we picked up friends to take to the airport, I was fascinated by this palm in their garden. So stalwart! So decisive! And, I couldn’t help but notice, decidedly rigid! They also had a

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Posted in A God given diversity, a series of molts and upgrades, adjusting, an invitation to abundant life, Changing, clapping our hands in joy, JOY, visible turnings

Could I be Wrong? Really?

Good Morning, God! I’ve been listening to the book Being Wrong for several days now. The author is doing a very good job of helping me to understand that being wrong is part of how we think quickly and make

Posted in A God given diversity, adjusting, clapping our hands in joy, complexity, Expand my Heart, On being Different, people as gifts

The Joy of Seeing, Appreciating and BEING appreciated

Good Morning, God This tree — seen in silhouette — stopped me in my tracks and I reached for my camera. I love these trees, God. I love the way they branch and twist and curl. They go from trunk

Posted in background / foreground questions, beauty, clapping our hands in joy, Vantage Points

Wrapping my roots around Your Love

Good Morning, God! I just read an email from my youngest daughter saying she had her own retreat yesterday — sitting next to a small stream in the Sabino Canyon National Park and reading her Bible and journaling. I’m back

Posted in A God given diversity, a matter of scale, an invitation to abundant life, appreciation, attunement, clapping our hands in joy, embedded in God's Time, intentional and invited sacred space, small meaningful moments, stopping, The Flow of God's Love, web of life

Sounding the Trumpets of Thanksgiving, then Seeking Attunement

Good MORNING God! HOME! Ta Da! Sound the TRUMPETS! I am PRAISING YOU, GOD, with cymbals and trumpets and hosannahs — albeit, silently, as the neighbors are asleep. Kit is running the Bill Beauchamp 10k this morning while I will

Posted in Abundant Life, appreciation, asking for help for myself, attunement, Balancing and adjustments, Choosing to respond, clapping our hands in joy, Praise, Thanksgiving!

Soap bubbles, tulips and facing forward

Thank You, God, for a Glorious Day! Really, a perfect day! The first half spent in bed — doing nothing much — a half day OFF! Then, when Kit came back from the group walking tour, I bestirred myself and

Posted in appreciation, beauty, clapping our hands in joy, Expand my Heart, God's gifts, JOY, simple joys of daily life, stopping to see, taking time to focus, thankfulness, the gift of nothing to do

Self Care — Self Respect — and Spas

Good Morning, God! Yesterday, I gave myself a belated birthday gift — a trip to the Ihilani Spa out in Kapolei. It was a lesson in Self Care. In telling Kit about my day over dinner I described it as

Posted in authority over my life, Balancing and adjustments, becoming the change I wish to see, both / and, Cherishing our Bodies, clapping our hands in joy, compassion to care for myself, Needed Repair Time, recovery time, respect

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