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Perspective from a Talus Cave

Good Evening, God! Dear friends are off to camp at Pinnacles National Park and I had never heard of the place — so, of course, I Googled it! This is a photo of a ranger standing in one of the

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Posted in being together in a compassionate presence, Compassion, compassion to care for myself, connecting, self care as self compassion and humility, Troubles

Getting back into Sync

Good Day, God! Wow!  This midmorning I was definitely Out-of-Sync! Grumpy! Worried about so much stuff that I couldn’t keep it all straight. And this was during my Centering Prayer time, too. I know this is “to be expected” and

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Posted in A God given diversity, Compassion, compassion to care for myself, connecting, LOVE, On being Different, Perspective, perspectives

Reproduction and the Election

Good Morning, God! I know that some of my Christian sisters are hearing from Trump supporters: ”GET OUT AND VOTE SO WE CAN TAKE BACK OUR COUNTRY.”  I guess to them that means NO MORE LEGAL ABORTIONS. Trump is offering

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Posted in Compassion, connecting, LOVE, respect

The Dark Side of “Forgiving”

Good Day, God! Forgiving is an incredibly powerful tool for good. That’s why it is so upsetting to me to hear it misused,  misunderstood and misapplied. Forgiving is NOT forgetting Forgiving is NOT condoning Forgiving is NOT ignoring Forgiving is

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Posted in a prayer for healing, Caring, Compassion, connecting, Forgiving, LOVE, Prayer

Perspective and Compassion

Give yourself, as best you can, what your parents would have loved to grant you but probably could not: full-hearted attention, full-minded awareness, and compassion. Make gifting yourself with these qualities your daily practice.

Posted in Compassion, compassion to care for myself, connecting, health, LOVE, self care as self compassion and humility, The daily details of love, The Flow of God's Love

The Comfortable and the Homeless

Hmm. Isn’t that a definition of leprosy? Peripheral nerves that are not able to feel our nose and toes — and fingers, even? And if we cannot feel them — then we cannot protect or care for them.

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Posted in a series of molts and upgrades, acknowledging another's existence, being heard into speaking, Belonging to each other, Compassion, connecting, Help me to see, hope

FULL of Feelings

I’m sure glad YOU are in charge . . . except You are delegating to each one of us, aren’t You.

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Posted in both / and, breathing in Your Spirit, Caring, Compassion, connecting, gratitude, Grief, hope, Prayer

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