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Structure

Good Evening, God! I was leaving my spiritual director’s home when I spotted these marvelous burst of lines. The lovely blue flowers were long gone.  But, I found the structure of each former flower delightful.  In fact, I saw them

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Posted in connecting, Creating, creativity in loving service, JOY, simple joys of daily life, supportive organizational structures

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

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