Blog Archives

Bouncing and Needing Help

Good Day, God! At lunch today, I heard myself say, “life is uncertain, capricious and bad things do happen but I am determined — as much as I can — to only undergo bad things ONCE. I do not want to

Posted in Books, connecting, fears, Humility or Needing Help!, resiliency, social support networks

Releasing Constrictions

Good Evening, God Is there anything more constricted than a grieving heart before it breaks open? I have been focused on the term “Constricted” for the last few weeks. It started with an awareness that I didn’t want anything “tight”

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Posted in Centering Prayer, compassion to care for myself, confession, connecting, Constrictions, courage to see myself, Energy, fears, Grief, inner paths of the heart, Our Extended Family - all creatures great and small

Dwelling in the Now

Good Morning, God! This was from yesterday’s walk/jog.  And looking at it makes me happy.  Beauty does that. In looking at the photo, I have the joy of its beauty — and I have the joy of the memory of

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Posted in beauty, connecting, fears, Journaling, Peace, small hidden fears

Fear, Anger and Perspective

Good Day, God! I keep puzzling about how You have put us in TIME.  I’m pretty sure You dwell in Non-Time — whatever that means!  But, one thing our about being creatures living within Time . . . we have

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Posted in Anger, connecting, fears, God's Time

Forgiving ourselves for being afraid

Our Heart seems to be the pivot point in changing.

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Posted in connecting, fears, Forgiving, hearing myself, LOVE, Maintenance, small hidden fears

The Really Big Gift of Life

But, of course, God, to heal means to go INTO the pain . . . to face the fear. To grab on to hope with both hands and dare to imagine another layer of healing!

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Posted in Books, connecting, fears, going THROUGH the sorrow, healing, health, hope

Traveling . . . and Trusting

Fears seem to lose a lot of their power when we face them and name them. Sharing does seem to be part of the healing process.

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Posted in connecting, fears, gratitude, Prayer, Praying together extemporaneously, Sharing, Trusting God

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