Blog Archives

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

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

A Morning at the Beach

Good Morning, God! I love silhouettes! That way I don’t invade people’s privacy. And these folks — either going out or coming back from surfing — caught the JOY of the morning. Then too, there is the BLUE of the

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Posted in Abundant Life, appreciation, attunement, authority over my life, Awe, beauty, Being With, connecting, Enjoyment, web of life

Walking a free-form labyrinth

Good Evening, God! Imagine my delight, God, when I was lead by a dear friend up to the the labyrinth at the Saint Anthony’s Retreat Center.  My delight was compounded by finding it was a “free-form” labyrinth.  It wandered in

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Posted in delight, Enjoyment, Inner Journeys, Labyrinth, layer upon layer, learning, letting the Holy Spirit flow through us

A surprise this morning

Good Evening, God! I’ve been swimming for exercise for my frozen left shoulder . . . swimming in the shallows at Kaimana Beach. And most mornings there is a bridal couple from Japan posing for photos . . . and

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Posted in connecting, Enjoyment, simple joys of daily life, stopping to see, thankfulness, The World of our Senses, web of life

Recharging

Good Morning, God! I looked at my calendar and there isn’t much on it — for this week and the next. And my heart leapt with JOY! I am FINALLY doing much LESS and experiencing true rest . . .

Posted in accepting my authority to set limits, accepting my need for help, asking for help for myself, busy, Commitments, connecting, Enjoyment, JOY, recharging my battery, rest

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

Appreciating and Enjoying — with a Dash of Laughter

Laughter aerates the soul — laughter at oneself and at the human condition.

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Posted in appreciation, beauty, Enjoyment, the joy of sharing

Money and Time: And the Question of Enough

Living within our means is easier if we live and associate with people in the same “means” level

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Posted in appreciation, choices, Enjoyment, friends, living within limits

The Lion Dance and the Importance of Fun

Good Day, God! And a very good day it was — complete with a colorful and noisy Lion Dance at my Rotary lunch-time meeting. Noise is an important part of the dance — the idea being to scare away evil

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Posted in Endurance, Enjoyment, layer upon layer, learning, Persistence

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