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It’s hard to be a human nowadays

Good Evening, God! I laughed out loud when I read this Dilbert comic this morning. A rueful laugh of recognition! We humans are barely able to maintain Continuous Intermittent Attention — let alone real focus. Except, of course, on video

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Posted in accepting my need for help, adjusting, Artificial Intelligence, Changing, Choosing to respond, complexity, connecting, Future, Help me to see, Perspective

Apple and Asking for Help

In fact, we are in a New Educational Paradigm of Heuristic Learning. Trial and Error . . . try this, try that and most of all keep on trying.

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Posted in complexity, connecting, humility, learning, Persistence, Prayer

Resisting Hopelessness

Hmm. You have told us in many ways and at many times what we can do . . . and You have told us what NOT to do. Please help us remember and follow.

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Posted in a prayer for healing, becoming the change I wish to see, caring for the widows and orphans, complexity, connecting, Expand my Heart

My Inner Unforgiving, Wilderness

Yes, God. It is not lost on me that there are many, many explanations I will never get to hear — and about many, many things. Please God, help me Open my Heart and my Mind to the existence of unknown explanations.

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Posted in awareness, complexity, connections, Forgiving, humility

My Medieval Marshall arrives to help

Imagine my surprise, God, when The Marshall appeared inside me as an avuncular Scot with a charming accent and a supportive and encouraging approach. His enveloping warmth and certainty that I can “do it” had me picking up my 5 pound weights several times yesterday and today.

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Posted in complexity, connecting, encourage and comfort, humility

Microbiomes, Mexican Pyramids and MORE

Good bacteria from the transplant can overwhelm the assorted troubles caused by bad ones like Clostridium difficile. Promising news!

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Posted in complexity, learning, web of life

Daughters and Dahlias and Days in LA

From out of my Childhood as an Episcopalian comes the verse “Those to whom much is given, from them much is required.”

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Posted in complexity, daughters, responsibility

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