Blog Archives

Evening on the Beach in Waikiki

I confess that I have screened out most of the world’s “news” due to over-reactions on my part. I know enough to pray. And I give what I can.

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Posted in Focus on what unites us, Sharing, simple joys of daily life

Families and Trees — And Being Together

Good Morning, God! How very blessed I am with family — our immediate family and our extended family. This photo of trees reminded me of how we are all separate trees but as we grow our branches intertwine. They intertwine

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Posted in Families, Focus on what unites us, friends, gratitude, growing toward up

The Zoom and the Value of Closeups

Good Morning, God! One of the things I love best about taking photos is the control I have over what I see. I love the zoom, God. I don’t have to let backgrounds intrude if I don’t want to. A

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Posted in Communication, Focus on what unites us, seeing, Sharing

Space shuttles, Politicians and the Future

Good Morning, God! I was VERY surprised to learn that all Chinese journalist were barred from attending the launch of our space shuttle last week. Had I missed some major new event?  Was China no longer a “friend?” It turned

Posted in Common sense and reasonableness, courage, fears, Focus on what unites us, Space stations and the Future

The Heavens Declare the Glory of God

All things wise and wonderful, all Creatures Great and Small, the Lord God loves them all.

Posted in Focus on what unites us, intentional and invited sacred space, interspecies contact

Thine Alabaster Cities Gleam

Good Day, God! Last Friday I heard David Brooks (a conservative columnist) say that America needed a Massive Infrastructure Upgrade. Then, listening to America the Beautiful (verse 4) on the 4th of July I was struck by the image of

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Posted in a hand up, a new view of Commons, Focus on what unites us, generating options, hope, Hope as a gift from God, meaningful work

Pentecost, the Holy Spirit and US — more than Spiritual Spring Cleaning

Thank You for Pentecost, God! Even after the followers of Jesus had seen him ALIVE after the crucification — they were still AFRAID. They were afraid with good reason, God. Jesus told them to WAIT until power came to help

Posted in a hand up, a series of molts and upgrades, A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, accepting gifts sight unseen, accepting my need for help, being repotted, Choosing to respond, fears, Focus on what unites us, God as an Ongoing Gift

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