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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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The Power of a Name

Good Morning, God! I’ve been meaning to write about the importance and power of names for weeks now! I’ve always been — what I charitably call a Name Hawk — ready to correct people who call my friends by an

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What if Health were this simple?

Good Morning, God! 9 cups of veggies a day? Really? Dr. Terry Wahls used food to heal herself and is using it to help heal others from chronic diseases. I am reading her book: The Walhs Protocol. Let me see

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A New Understanding of Patience

Good Day, God! It is a marvelous gift to discover an Improved Definition for a useful/important word — Patience.  I used to read it in the list of the Gifts of the Spirit and think — hmm, did I really

Posted in connecting, developing helpful definitions of love, Gifts of the Spirit, God's Time, Holy Spirit, Patience, self-control, time

Venus de Milo and Me

Good Morning, God! New ideas have been engulfing me these last few days . . . or maybe I am just OPEN to receiving them? So, in sort of random order — because we women don’t live on a 2D LINE — 1) my

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In the Womb of God

But recently I found out the the Hebrew word for Compassion (Rachamin) comes for the root word rechem which means womb.

Posted in connecting, developing helpful definitions of love, Forgiving, growing toward up, healing, LOVE, The Flow of God's Love

Storm Fronts and Slower Moving Clouds

Good Morning, God! Yesterday afternoon I saw a storm front approaching. For the previous hour or two I had been glancing out the window and thinking how strange the sky looked — the air seemed somehow thicker than usual. Then

Posted in compassion to care for myself, developing helpful definitions of love, slow incremental change, time

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