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Industrial Agriculture strikes again

An Iowa cornfield run by the National Science Foundation Good Evening, God I seem to be in the pathway of a FLOOD of information I would rather not know.  But, since I am a “sharer” I am going to pass

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Posted in accepting my need for help, awareness, Betrayal, Books, Caring, Chemicals, Cherishing our Bodies, Common Sense, Common sense and reasonableness, Communication, connecting, earning a living, Eating for health, experimentation, Experts and THE EXPERT, Failure to assess, fears

Hurricane Douglas and me

Good Day, God I have a new appreciation of the physiological and emotional effects of simply waiting.  Hurricane Douglas gave us a near miss (65 miles north) this Sunday.  Getting ready for the hurricane on Saturday was actually satisfying.  Off

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Posted in Adventures, asking for help for myself, Choosing to respond, comfort, connecting, encourage and comfort, Energy, fears, Peace, Praising God for All Things, useful worrying?

Lies that Disappear but leave Disaster in their wake . . .

Good Day, God! I watched Ms. Cadwalladr’s talk on TED . She talked about how many lies were posted on Facebook during the Brexit elections. And was struck by the difficulty of fighting lies that pop up on our Facebook

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Posted in Compassion, connecting, fears, LOVE, Personal Responsibilty, respect, responsibility

Facing Fears and Activating Faith

Hello God! I had no idea how much energy I was using to avoid and deny my fears. That is, I was unaware until I started the turn toward confronting them. I sound brave, but, really all I did was

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Posted in Centering Prayer, connecting, Faith, fears, Prayer

A Brand New Year

  Happy New Year, God! First, Thank You for the year past . . . a year in which I actually took some growth steps! Who knew how incredibly scary it was to violate family taboos and actually Speak the

Posted in a New Year, A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, awareness, Changing, choices, choosing HARD, Choosing Meaning, Choosing to respond, courage, fears, Filling up my suitcase and my days, God wants to nourishes us, God's Attention, God's Time, growing toward up

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

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