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Artisans of the Common Good

Good Day, God! Pope Francis said it so well. We are all Artisans of the Common Good. I love that phrase! It embraces us ALL. All of us “ordinary folk” are welcomed into the Creative Pool. Given the Title of

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Posted in connecting, Creating, creativity in loving service, LOVE, Our Extended Family - all creatures great and small, The daily details of love

Rituals made while I wait

Good Evening, God! Always TWEAKING . . . that’s my motto. I love making small little changes — like adjusting a habit . . . a behavior pattern . . . or even how I view some problem. I do it

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Posted in Books, connecting, Creating, creativity in loving service, refraining from work, Rituals, Work

We are all earthenware cups

Good Day, God! I made this clay cup years ago . . . I intended it to be a Tree/Cup . . . but clay shrinks during firing and so the trunk is a bit small for my hand.  Still,

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Posted in Anger, Centering Prayer, connecting, Creating, Forgiving, LOVE, opportunities to forgive myself, Prayer

Organic Patterns and the Joy of Creating

If I can take delight in my odd fish, it makes it easier for me to “get” that You, God, take delight in us!

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Posted in appreciation, Art, being a beginner, Being ENJOYED by God, Caring, connecting, Creating, Fun

ART BEFORE BREAKFAST

Over focusing on products and outcomes can interfere with the JOY and TIMELESSNESS of creating.

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Posted in Art, Books, connecting, Creating, Energy, JOY, Kairos

Playing — the Joy of Surprises

And, sometimes, God, I do break loose from my mind’s control and let my hand and brush have fun.

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Posted in Being ENJOYED by God, connecting, Creating, Energy, Enjoyment, JOY, the JOY of praying together

Beginning Again . . . and again

Meanwhile, I just finished Stitches by Anne Lamott which is about Life NOT being perfect and she says, “I forget what a phenomenon this life is, beyond all opinion, category or doctrine.” Yes, God! Life is full of stitches and sketches and moments of awe!

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Posted in Books, Changing, connecting, Creating, Expand my Heart, learning

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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