Blog Archives

The Joy of Color

Good Evening, God! My wonderful husband, Kit, loves music. . . this month we saw the Broadway show, Hello Dolly, the opera Romeo and Juliet, and a symphony. But, music surrounds us most of the time. Actually, not just music

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Posted in a surfeit of sound, Colors, connecting, Discovery, Diversity, Enchantment, Introverts, JOY, Light, listening, simple joys of daily life, Understanding

Colors and Connections

This is the true essence of Life — that You, God, aka Creator of the Universe, desire to be in our midst and in our hearts. Wow!

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Posted in asking for help for myself, Belonging to each other, Colors, connecting, LOVE, Making Amends, Mistakes, Prayer, Praying together extemporaneously

Color as Therapy?

Give Sorrow Words, the Grief that Does Not Speak,
Whispers to the Or’ Fraught Heart and Bids it Break.

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Posted in Colors, connecting, connections, Expand my Heart, Mothers, processing on deeper levels

Returning: to Home, to Running and to Eating Right

Worse yet, God, sugar has been added to just about everything! And if I do eat something that doesn’t taste sweet — like bread — then it turns into sugar almost immediately. No wonder most folks in America are running on sugar! Right now I’m off sugar and back to running on fat. The difference is amazing — no cravings — and very little hunger.

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Posted in choices, Colors, connecting, Eating for health, exercising

A Touch of Warmth and Color

People make the routines and work of life richer and warmer. It’s so important to make room in our days for real interactions with fellow humans — taking, or making, time to connect. Time to hear and see one another. That requires building margins into our days.

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Posted in caring for the widows and orphans, Colors, connections, listening, time

The Comfort of Green — and Connections

Good Morning, God! The Ko’olau Mountains at the top of our valley are always green. The ridges turn to a brown as summer lengthens but I can always see green as I look up the valley. Green is a comforting

Posted in Colors, comfort, connections, web of life

BEING Back Home

Good Morning, God! I’m HOME!  This morning I went for a jog off to the post office — two miles, or so, of being BACK in Hawaii. First the pink ginger — before I even got out to the street.

Posted in Colors, connections, Diversity

An Air plant — through a Rose Colored Camera

Good Morning, God! Such an unexpected touch of color my camera gave to this humble air plant! But, I confess, God, I LIKE looking at the world through rose-colored glasses. I think COLOR is a wonderful idea! I hope you

Posted in appreciation, being together in a compassionate presence, Colors, seeing, setting my life in context

Priorities, Gender Differences, And a New Attack on Structuring my Space

Good Morning, God! I saw this bright colored hibiscus yesterday and whipped out my camera to capture it for Kit. I was remembering the time I showed him a glorious hibiscus bush in full bloom — showed it to him

Posted in both / and, choices, Colors, complexity, sabbath rest, supportive organizational structures

Joyful Colors — And a Rainbow of Choices

Good Morning, God, It’s been raining — thank YOU! But even if the days are a bit wet these brilliant red-orange blossoms of Summer bring delight! Colors do bring joy. That’s why I bought some zinnias for my car port

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Posted in becoming the change I wish to see, being a Slow Learner, Colors, hope, JOY

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