Blog Archives

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

Lies that Disappear but leave Disaster in their wake . . .

Good Day, God! I watched Ms. Cadwalladr’s talk on TED . She talked about how many lies were posted on Facebook during the Brexit elections. And was struck by the difficulty of fighting lies that pop up on our Facebook

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Posted in Compassion, connecting, fears, LOVE, Personal Responsibilty, respect, responsibility

Using My Mistakes/Wounding to rebuild

Good Night God, Believing as deeply as I do that You love us . . . I am coming to believe that my Painful, Long Hidden — Wrong Responses — can be used to help me rebuild. The idea seems

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Posted in Choosing to respond, Compassion, connecting, courage, God's Time, Intentions, recovery time, self care as self compassion and humility, self-compassion, time

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

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