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An Invitation to Grow

Good Day, God! and Hello to Peter Shankman — photo right For years I have been aware that I am not a very good manager of myself. That “problem” is part of what made working so enjoyable! I had limits

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Posted in Expand my Heart, experimentation, Flourishing, growing toward up, Growth Opportunities, interactions, Motivation, Queen of my Life, responsibility, Rethinking, role models

Rejoicing and Embracing Calm

Physiological Explanations help reduce my guilt and shame. And, that is calming and healing, too.

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Posted in Centering Prayer, Changing, compassion to care for myself, connecting, Digesting as processing, Expand my Heart, healing, health

Dragons — Healing, Forgiving and more Healing

You, God, are our Creator! Please help us come to You for healing . . . for full Health!

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Posted in Anger, connecting, Expand my Heart, Forgiving, Grief, healing

Valuing Slow . . . and Living it

So, being here in Tucson — alone with just my oldest grandson — I have had a chance to gradually relax into slow. I am loving it. I feel as if I am giving myself a chance to unfold and expand into something a little bit more.

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Posted in compassion to care for myself, Expand my Heart, interspecies contact, lying fallow

Resisting Hopelessness

Hmm. You have told us in many ways and at many times what we can do . . . and You have told us what NOT to do. Please help us remember and follow.

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Posted in a prayer for healing, becoming the change I wish to see, caring for the widows and orphans, complexity, connecting, Expand my Heart

Perspective — Extending Mine

One of the lovely things about having a dear friend visit is that I get nudged out of my rut.

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Posted in Balancing and adjustments, Compassion, connecting, Expand my Heart, Perspective

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