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Noticing . . . and appreciating

Good Evening, God My wonderful husband Kit and I were out for our morning walk when my eye was caught by this shower tree blossom.  I was delighted!  And then it hit me! It was delighted to be noticed!  

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Posted in appreciation, Choosing to respond, connecting, respect, Responding, seeing, stopping to see, The gift to SEE others

All Sorts of Silos

Good Evening, God On our walk this morning — yes!  we are back to walking! — I thought about how we live in silos.  Folks who listen to NPR hardly ever listen to FoxNews.  Or if you are a member

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Posted in connecting, reality, the cold snow of reality, Wanting a protected time

Bringing Back Beavers

Good Evening, God You created an amazing world . . . a balanced world . . . filled with creatures large and small, all playing their parts.  But, then we came along.  And things haven’t been the same since. But

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Posted in Caring, clear waterways, connecting, water and love

A doctor on FIRE!

Dr. Stella Immanuel on how hydroxychoroquine has cured over 400 patients Good Day, God Well, here is a video of  Dr. Stella Immanuel of Houston, who is angry that people are dying from COVID 19.  She has prescribed hydroxychloroquine for

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Posted in authority over my life, choices, Communication, connecting, courage, Enthusiasm, freedom, LOVE, Personal Power, The Flow of God's Love, the gift of persistent love, The Power of the Spoken Word

Industrial Agriculture strikes again

An Iowa cornfield run by the National Science Foundation Good Evening, God I seem to be in the pathway of a FLOOD of information I would rather not know.  But, since I am a “sharer” I am going to pass

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Posted in accepting my need for help, awareness, Betrayal, Books, Caring, Chemicals, Cherishing our Bodies, Common Sense, Common sense and reasonableness, Communication, connecting, earning a living, Eating for health, experimentation, Experts and THE EXPERT, Failure to assess, fears

Clean Teeth . . . Clean Soul?

Good Evening, God Yes, the BIG event of the day was that my wonderful husband Kit and I got our teeth cleaned!  WOO HOO!  We have been getting them cleaned 4 times a year and the last time was back

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Posted in a hand up, A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, acknowledging my need for prayer, awareness, being heard into speaking, Being With, Belonging to each other, Centering Prayer, confession, connecting, connections, Conversations, courage to see myself, humility, Prayer, Retreats, self care as self compassion and humility

Boris on a bike . . . pitching health

Boris Johnson taking a spin with Arnold Schwarzenegger. John Phillips/UK Press via Getty Images Good Morning, God! In reading a post from Treehugger I had jolly good fun seeing what being in ICU with COVID 19 can do to a man’s

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Posted in asking for help for myself, Bamboo stick exercises, Caring, compassion to care for myself, connecting, courage to see myself, Eating for health, exercising, health, Personal Power, Personal Responsibilty, Self Care, self care as maintenance, self care as self compassion and humility, self-compassion, self-control, Self-Respect

Hurricane Douglas and me

Good Day, God I have a new appreciation of the physiological and emotional effects of simply waiting.  Hurricane Douglas gave us a near miss (65 miles north) this Sunday.  Getting ready for the hurricane on Saturday was actually satisfying.  Off

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Posted in Adventures, asking for help for myself, Choosing to respond, comfort, connecting, encourage and comfort, Energy, fears, Peace, Praising God for All Things, useful worrying?

More on Self Care and Balance

Good Evening, God This illustration is from the book The Healer Within: Using Traditional Chinese Techniques to Release you Body’s Own Medicine, Movement, Massage, Meditation, Breathing.  The Chinese culture is still very strong on this.  I remember being out for

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Posted in Balance, being repotted, Being With, Centering Prayer, community, connecting, Prayer

Embracing Reality

Good Evening, God There are layers upon layers of Reality.  Almost all of them beyond my ability to perceive — or comprehend.  But, somehow that feels like what we are called to do.  I marvel at what we as a

Posted in beauty, connecting, Creating, creativity in loving service, humility, Humility or Needing Help!, reality, self care as self compassion and humility, Sharing, the cold snow of reality, the joy of sharing

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