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Smite us with Your Radiant Love!

Smite us with Your Radiant Love! I’m laughing at my poor dear selfWho is no longer allowed to ASKYou to smite my enemies Nope!  Now I see they have beenTempted in ways I have not…. We are all so easily tempted

Posted in a prayer for healing, A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, being FORGIVEN by God, Blessing, connecting, Forgiven!, Forgiving, LOVE, opportunities to forgive myself, praying, Praying for our enemies, the gift of persistent love

A FUN idea

Good Morning, God! I’ve been STUCK because I have TOO MUCH wanting to get out and be shared. WAY too much for my little mind and heart to put into words. So, I’m going for SMALL. WE MATTER TO YOU!

Posted in asking for and accepting forgiveness, being FORGIVEN by God, Blessing, connecting, Faith, Forgiven!, Forgiving, hope, Hope as a gift from God, kindness, LOVE, renewing, The daily details of love, the essential nature of hope

Compassion for My Human Condition

Good Evening God, Having my false self stripped away . . . layer by layer . . . has given me a semi joyful acceptance of my True Self. I am thankful to be me — but I am aware

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Posted in a hand up, Abundant Life, accepting my need for help, acknowledging my need for prayer, Centering Prayer, Cherishing our Bodies, comfort, Compassion, compassion to care for myself, complexity, connecting, Energy, Forgiven!, Forgiving, God wants to nourishes us, gratitude, growing toward up, Help me to see, Humility or Needing Help!, layer upon layer, letting the Holy Spirit flow through us, LOVE

Finishing up

Good Evening, God! Through a series of miscommunications I had a full day at home.   Knowing I had all day I was able to tackle organizing tasks that had been too overwhelming before.  That is not to say they

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Posted in beauty, being FORGIVEN by God, connecting, Forgiven!, Forgiving, opportunities to forgive myself, Peace, supportive organizational structures

It’s the STORY, Stupid

So, God, You have given us the Best of Stories . . . one of forgiveness and redemption and love.

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Posted in Books, Forgiven!, growing toward up, Help me to see, hope, LOVE

Wow! I’m HERE, NOW!

Then, this afternoon I was reading an article in Discover Magazine and learned our brain has 85 billion neural cells, 150 trillion synapses and an almost infinite number of ways of combining synapses. As the article said, “Possibilities are always wildly, insanely greater than the number of things around us.”

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Posted in a prayer for healing, accepting my need for help, Anger, Awe, connecting, Forgiven!, Forgiving, the cold snow of reality

The Fragility of Humans — the Power of Love

But, God, it is very hard for us to accept the reality that You Love us! We just don’t believe it. Well, maybe in our Heads but not in our Heart or Gut.

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Posted in Compassion, Forgiven!, Good News!, LOVE

Loving my Inner Child

Ah, but as I write, God, I remember one important caveat. It is essential that I look at myself through Your Eyes of Love and Forgiveness! Looking back over my mistakes and missed opportunities I need Your Love and Compassion

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Posted in accepting my need for help, asking for and accepting forgiveness, Forgiven!, healing, hope, LOVE, seeing

Morning Light and Love

Good Evening, God, It’s been a long time between my posts . . . time is in a bit of a tangle right now. Or maybe I’m the one who is in a tangle? Actually, I’m sure I’m just more

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Posted in connecting, daughters, Forgiven!, Mothers

Raising our Offspring and Ourselves

Ah, to love is to experience a certain degree of anxiety — ducks or humans. It takes energy to keep anxiety and worries at bay. Energy and Prayer!

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Posted in Faith, Families, Forgiven!, Prayer

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