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Life Enhancements: Part Five

Communing with my Inner Self — the Last Frontier Good Morning, God It was just this morning — while taking part in a guided Welcoming Prayer — that I sort of heard my Second Brain speaking. She was rejoicing at

Posted in An Inner Entity, being together in a compassionate presence, Compassion, connecting, developing helpful definitions of love, LOVE, respect, Second Brain, self care as self compassion and humility, Self-Respect, the gift of persistent love, Welcoming Prayer

Life Enhancements: Part Four

Good Morning, God I used to joke about having ideas as fast as a popcorn popper . . . but it was several years into my friendship with Ann before I heard her describe herself as “an idea popper”. As

Posted in connecting, a hand up, accepting my need for help, asking for help for myself, LOVE, a series of molts and upgrades, decision making, developing helpful definitions of love, accepting my ability to REDESIGN, attitudes, Idea Poppers, The Slow Drift of Aging

Life Enhancements: Part Three

Good Morning, God! Now that I am back to swimming frequently, I drive by this fountain several times a week. And each time I get a visceral reaction! The LIGHT. The WATER. And Diamondhead in the background! I long to

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Posted in Being With, connecting, LOVE, Sharing, Story Tellers, the gift of persistent love, the joy of sharing, The power of Story

Life Enhancements: Part Two

Good Morning, God! I have been reorganizing our home and mostly enjoying it. Our daughter, Sandy, is coming with her husband Dave. This time I want them to have an upgraded guest room! So, the old closet doors that did

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Life Enhancements — Part One

Good Morning, God! Many years ago, while reading this great book, I came across her description of a “Body Double”. That was when a client hired her to “just sit there” while I write out checks! He job was to

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Posted in connecting, the cold snow of reality, authority over my life, Life isn't supposed to be easy., an invitation to abundant life, slow incremental change, Abundant Life, mental maps, organized, supportive organizational structures, reality, perceptions

The Pitfalls of Being a Favorite

Good Morning, God! I was carrying books up from our guest room into another bookcase upstairs — when my eye lit of the book by Madeleine L’Engle, Sold Into Egypt. Immediately, it hit me, God, that Joseph was able to

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Posted in connecting, Definitions, developing helpful definitions of love, Helpful Hards, Life is hard., LOVE, The Flow of God's Love, the gift of persistent love

Tiptoeing Toward Self Care

Good Morning, God This weekend I put into practice an Idea that a dear friend offered. I commented on how much time I spend just “tidying” our home, “Why don’t you tidy 3 days a week and actually organize/clean 4

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Posted in A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, adjusting, Balancing and adjustments, clean and tidy, Cleanliness, connecting, Impermeable, LOVE, loving myself, Lovingkindness, the gift of persistent love, The World of our Senses

Happy 59th Birthday Beloved Patty

Hello, God As hard as it was — If You hadn’t assured me that Patty was “Vibrant, Radiant, Alive and with YOU” — how much harder it would have been. Or, actually, would be. Being a Believer, it was all

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Posted in a series of molts and upgrades, accepting gifts sight unseen, Accepting Imperfection, connecting, going THROUGH the sorrow, Grief, Sorrows of the Deep, Transitions, Trusting God

The Micro and Macro of Life

Good Evening, God I’ve been wanting to chat with You about this for days . . . but the micro of life occupied my focus. The idea came to me while I was telling a dear friend about how Kit’s

Posted in connecting, Micro and Macro, Personal Responsibilty, reframing, respect, Responding, responsibility, Self-Respect

The JOY of Serendipity

Good Day, God! I love stumbling across an unknown time and place! And that happened this afternoon — when I intended to organize my office — but opened the current issue (July/August 2021) of Archaeology instead. The place was all

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Posted in awareness, connecting, Curiosity, Discovery, JOY, seeing, stopping to see

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Brené Brown

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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