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Finding Another Inner App

Good Evening, God I love finding beautiful flowers and ripening fruits as we walk in our valley.  And I especially love the areas that fall “outside” of anyones responsibility.  To me, they are tiny oases of wilderness.  And their exuberant

Posted in beauty, connecting, Creating, creativity in loving service, embedded in God's Time, Flowers, Inner Apps, Office Overflow, organized, supportive organizational structures, The Flow of God's Love, time

Sharing the Playground

Good Evening, God Just yesterday — on our morning walk up the hill — I saw a man doing exercises on the playground apparatus.  At first I just sort of peeked at him.  Then I congratulated him on his thinking

Posted in a new view of Commons, Abundant Life, an invitation to abundant life, connecting, Creating, creativity in loving service, Enjoyment, exercising, JOY, Planning, Play, simple joys of daily life, small meaningful moments, the joy of sharing

Embracing Reality

Good Evening, God There are layers upon layers of Reality.  Almost all of them beyond my ability to perceive — or comprehend.  But, somehow that feels like what we are called to do.  I marvel at what we as a

Posted in beauty, connecting, Creating, creativity in loving service, humility, Humility or Needing Help!, reality, self care as self compassion and humility, Sharing, the cold snow of reality, the joy of sharing

A Walk Through Time

Good Evening, God This image was from the Deep Time Walk people. That is an app for iPhone or iPad — and I have downloaded it. I chose not to actually walk . . . not during my wonderful husband

Posted in Changing, connecting, Creating, creativity in loving service, Enjoyment, God's Time, growing toward up, JOY, Laughing, Laughter, slow incremental change, the joy of sharing, time, Unnoticed Changes

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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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

Self Pity or Self Compassion?

Good Evening, God I just finished reading Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking. In it she raises the specter of “self pity”. As I read it I thought about what a common theme this is in our society. My

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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

Dining at the Andover Inn after “Regrouping”

Good Morning, God! I’m not sure if it was my resolution to Go Slow — or Kit’s Good Sense. But we decided to forgo the Friday night dinner we had paid for and, instead dine at the Andover Inn. That

Posted in Creating, creativity in loving service, Mistakes, Needed Repair Time

Grasping the Extent of Our Power to Create

Good Morning, God! Nothing like observing YOUR creations to make us humble. A rainbow is always breathtaking . . . and one against sunset lit clouds . . . even more so. But, humble or not, we ARE made in

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Posted in appreciation, Being a Blessing, Choosing to respond, Creating, creativity in loving service, responding to God's Spirit, Rethinking

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