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Kakaako, Families, and the Ongoing Adjustments of Life

Good Morning, God! Yesterday found me in the heart of Kakaako, just west of the Ala Moana shopping center. I think of Kakaako as Where the Work Gets Done. Work places are rarely pretty but they are really necessary. I

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Posted in connecting, Conversations, courage to see myself, family visits, Feeling our feelings, finding hidden fears, Forgiving, Hearing, listening, Sharing

Climbing Beacon Rock (not me!) and Climbing Over the Rocks of Our Past

Good Morning, God! I don’t like heights! I am maybe not quite as scared as I used to be — back before I was taking vitamin E — but, still I couldn’t see myself climbing up this trail. Yes, it

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Posted in a prayer for healing, Expand my Heart, finding hidden fears, Praise, Thanksgiving!

A Sabbath Day — and Things Waiting

Good Morning God! Thank YOU!  It is a Sabbath Day of Rest! Yesterday morning was to be my TRASH DAY. I was looking forward to coming home from the Farmers’ Market at KCC and filling up my trash baskets. Alas, it

Posted in A weekly day of rest, an invitation to abundant life, authority over my life, blooming, clapping our hands in joy, courage, fears, finding hidden fears, JOY, Sabbath as PLAY

Repotting in Spring — And Being Repotted

My week off — to rest and restore — is almost over, God.  Thank You for a really good time. Thank you for a surprisingly SEASONAL time. I arrive to the tail end of Winter — fleece jackets, heavy wool

Posted in a series of molts and upgrades, being repotted, cyclical nature of the universe, daughters, developing helpful definitions of love, family visits, finding hidden fears, inner paths of the heart

Zebras, Lions and Me

I’ve been thinking, God, about social fears. It was discovering my fear of being different from the group — not eating grain — and so forth– that enabled me to lose some weight. Once the fear was in the open it

Posted in courage, fears, finding hidden fears, Trusting God

Charging Elephants and small snakelike fears

Good Morning, God. When this elephant charged our Land Rover I was TERRIFIED!  I was sitting in the back — therefore the CLOSEST. There were 2 or 3 seconds in which he was gaining on us — LONG SECONDS —

Posted in acknowledging my need for prayer, authority over my life, courage to see myself, finding hidden fears, 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