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Using My Mistakes/Wounding to rebuild

Good Night God, Believing as deeply as I do that You love us . . . I am coming to believe that my Painful, Long Hidden — Wrong Responses — can be used to help me rebuild. The idea seems

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Posted in Choosing to respond, Compassion, connecting, courage, God's Time, Intentions, recovery time, self care as self compassion and humility, self-compassion, time

A Brand New Year

  Happy New Year, God! First, Thank You for the year past . . . a year in which I actually took some growth steps! Who knew how incredibly scary it was to violate family taboos and actually Speak the

Posted in a New Year, A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, awareness, Changing, choices, choosing HARD, Choosing Meaning, Choosing to respond, courage, fears, Filling up my suitcase and my days, God wants to nourishes us, God's Attention, God's Time, growing toward up

Growing into speaking the truth in love

  Good Day, God! This drawing is of me – AKA Tutusaurus – visiting Ian, my first grandchild. Our delightful daughter Sandy drew it after my Inner Tutusaurus had revealed herself. As I look at the drawing, God, it seems

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Posted in Changing, connecting, courage, courage to see myself, humility, LOVE

Blessing WHOM?

Good Afternoon, God! I wrote this blog in the 20 minute break at the Morning of Centering Prayer. It felt urgent, God. I’m beginning to understand that Blessing folks strengthens all that is good in them. That is why You

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Posted in Blessing, connecting, courage, hope, Hope as a gift from God, Prayer, praying, responsibility

Passionate People, Critical Causes

And having seen — then how do we respond? Rachel Carson wrote Silent Spring . . . a book that helped non-scientists to SEE and to CARE what was happening. Ah, God! Please send us more Rachel Carsons!

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Posted in Books, choosing HARD, Choosing to respond, connecting, courage, gratitude, web of life, words to strengthen

Athena and Questions of Wisdom

I see such a marvelous opportunity for jobs, God! All kinds of jobs and research and opportunities for ordinary people to help in our extraordinary times.

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Posted in awareness, Choosing to respond, climate changes, courage, our small blue dot

A New Year and a New Leaf

But, this morning, once I officially gave myself permission to make mistakes — to do it wrong the first several times — I felt ever so much better.

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Posted in courage, Creating, learning, Mistakes

Blogs I Follow
Posts I Like
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