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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

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

Blogs I Follow
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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