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A Reminder from the Pope

Good  Morning, God! I am not doing enough . . . or much . . . for refugees! This massively avoidable fact was brought home by the morning paper doing a piece on Pope Francis’s apostolic exhortation titled “Rejoice and

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Posted in Caring, choices, Choosing Meaning, Choosing to respond, connecting, delight, LOVE, rejoicing, The daily details of love

The Blessing of Being With

Good Day, God! A friend mentioned to me that she had heard Fr. Boyle interviewed and she came away with the idea that he wasn’t keen on prayer.  I pondered that. And it came to me that Father Boyle is

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Posted in Being With, Belonging to each other, connecting, Families, family, LOVE, the gift of persistent love

Joys and Delights

Good Evening, God! I’d gone to bed early and perhaps I dozed but I wanted to sit here before You. Yes, I know You are in All Times and Places. Still, it is comforting to sit consciously before You. A

Posted in connecting, Fruit of the Spirit, JOY, LOVE, Play, Sabbath as PLAY

pausing to pray

Good Day, God! This morning I read — from a handout our pastor gave us — this poem by Mary Oliver. It makes PRAYER so simple. And I feel that is exactly how You want it to be. SIMPLE! So

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Posted in Awe, connecting, gratitude, Prayer, praying, taking time to focus

Embracing Enchantment

Good Morning, God! The other day, as I was doing Centering Prayer, I invited whoever wished to come up out of my Inner Dungeon to appear. Immediately there stood before me — in my Mind’s Eye — a woman who

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Posted in Awe, beauty, connecting, delight, Enchantment, Faith, Greening Spirit, mysteries

The Delight of Surprises

Good Evening, God! What a marvelous world we live in. My wonderful husband Kit and I went with dear friends to watch the Super Moon rise. Only we went on the 30th . . . one day before full. Full

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Posted in awareness, beauty, clapping our hands in joy, connecting, JOY, the joy of sharing, web of life

Stuck in What We Know

Good Evening, God! It was LOVE/LUST at first sight with the iPhone. I wanted it. In fact, I wanted my Life to be just like the face of the iPhone — full of things clearly named and easily accessible. At

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Posted in connecting, Energy, gratitude, growing toward up, learning, taking time to focus

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