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GOOD MORNING, GOD What am I doing buying a book about a boy with a faster brain when I am an 83 year old woman? Perhaps I don’t have ADD — anymore than anyone born in this culture does. But,

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Posted in connecting, God's Time, Needed Repair Time, recovery time, taking time to focus, time, Wanting a protected time

Transitions and Being Transformed

Good Morning, God I read that Lent is a Time of Transitioning from ordinary time into Holy Time. No wonder we devote 40 days to Lent. But this goal is ever with us. Actually several goals . . . the

Posted in a hand up, connecting, Glorious, Heavenly Host, Heavens declare the Glory of God, hope, Transitioning, Transitions

Pondering HOPE

Good Morning, God This is a photo of an almost full moon. I chose the Moon instead of the Sun as an image in order to indicate the weakness of my image of hope. My view of hope was of

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Posted in connecting, growing toward up, hope, the essential nature of hope, the Growth Mindset, The Power of Naming

Ring a Bell for World Peace

Good Evening, God I was ruminating after my Centering Prayer — pondering Hope. Wondering if Hope was something one could enlarge? My understanding of Hope was meager. Hope was in You and Hope was from You. But that Hope was

Posted in connecting, Expand my Heart, healing, health, hope, Hope as a gift from God, interactions, Optimism

Moved by the Spirit

Good Evening, God I just wanted to share a bit of back story about Martin Luther King Jr. and his I HAVE A DREAM speech. Apparently, King had decided to downplay his identity as a preacher and try to get across some

Posted in connecting

Meaning as an Essential Nutrient for Health

Good Day, God While chatting with my wonderful husband, Kit, about how his older brother had died in his early 80’s while he, Kit was still alive at 88, I commented that church goers statistically live longer than non-church goers.

Posted in Centering Prayer, Choosing Meaning, connecting, Faith, health, hope, LOVE, Meaning, Prayer, resiliency, small meaningful moments, The daily details of love, the gift of persistent love, Welcoming, Welcoming Prayer

Adventures in Personal Responsibility

Good Afternoon, God I have given up the idea of growing up! I am just trying to grow toward up. In truth, it I were to try to define up — I wouldn’t know where to begin. Well, not quite

Posted in connecting, growing toward up, learning, Personal Responsibilty, trying vs learning, unlearning, Welcoming Prayer

Small Acts of Adoration

Good Morning, God! It seems like such a long long time since I posted a blog. A friend gave me the words to explain why — Unscheduled and Nonnegotiable — I added: life in the Care Giving Lane. The good

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Posted in Adoration, Awe, beauty, Circadian Rhythms, connecting, Glorious, pausing

Stolen Focus — a Systemic Situation

Good Day, God Iʻve been READING again! I mean WHOLE books! And I have just learned WHY and how we all have the power to regain our ability to read and think. First of all, research shows that for the

Posted in Attention Limits, Centering Prayer, choices, choosing HARD, Choosing Meaning, Choosing to respond, connecting, Distrations, Information Overload, Prayer, Rethinking, Stress, Thinking and Feeling, Thinking deeply, Welcoming Prayer

Time, Tides, and Timelessness

Good Day, God I have to laugh at my title. This morning, I checked the tide calendar and noted what time I would have to arrive at the beach before the tide began coming in. I love getting into the

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Posted in beauty, compassion to care for myself, connecting, delight, hearing myself, JOY, loving myself, Needed Repair Time, opportunities to forgive myself, recovery time, Self Care, self care as self compassion and humility, self-care, time, Wanting a protected time

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