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Having my Focus reset

“Margie! I have something to tell you and I want you to go and write it down!” I got a pad and pen and heard: : “I want you to work every day on your/my stories — every day!”

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Posted in God's gifts, growing toward up, hearing myself, Stories

Mele Kalikimaka

Good Morning, God! MERRY CHRISTMAS! Thank YOU for coming IN PERSON over 2,000 years ago! Thank YOU for COMING NOW into our Hearts and Lives — bringing LOVE and casting out FEAR. The photo is of the downtown Honolulu lights

Posted in being together in a compassionate presence, gifts and giftings, God's gifts, Help me to see

A New Day! A Gift from God!

Good Morning, God! It is Your Gift of a Sabbath Day! And I am up early — savoring it — appreciating it — thanking You for it. The rains came down our valley a few minutes ago, bringing with them

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Posted in a hand up, God's gifts, Mistakes, Sabbath as PLAY, sabbath rest

A Wonderful Run — Rainbows and Herons and Friends

Good Morning, God! Thank You for a wonderful day yesterday! The Mango Days Fun Run went well. We had a bit of sprinkle to bless and cool us — and to give us a Rainbow. The breakfast afterwards was perfect

Posted in beauty, God's gifts, gratitude, small meaningful moments, stopping to see

A Rendezvous with Rosy Fingered Dawn

Good MORNING, God! This morning I awoke a bit after 5:30 and wondered: Is DAWN really briefer than Dusk? Then I thought, I can go and see! So I fixed a pot of tea, dressed and drove off to the

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Posted in choices, God's gifts, going THROUGH the sorrow, gratitude, Grief

A Grandmother Saguaro and Me

Good Day God! Another lovely family day in Tucson — THANK  YOU, GOD! I started early with a cup of coffee brought to me by Sandy and then I was off to breakfast with Ian. I was stopped on the

Posted in cacti, choices, Choosing Meaning, God's gifts, interspecies contact

Flowing SLOWLY into God’s Time

Thank You God! This is what my Sabbath Day was like, yesterday. It was like a slowly flowing stream — calm, relaxed, refreshing itself. The magic word seems to be S L O W. I confess, God, that I have

Posted in A weekly day of rest, Abundant Life, God wants to nourishes us, God's gifts, God's Time, responding to God's Spirit

Soap bubbles, tulips and facing forward

Thank You, God, for a Glorious Day! Really, a perfect day! The first half spent in bed — doing nothing much — a half day OFF! Then, when Kit came back from the group walking tour, I bestirred myself and

Posted in appreciation, beauty, clapping our hands in joy, Expand my Heart, God's gifts, JOY, simple joys of daily life, stopping to see, taking time to focus, thankfulness, the gift of nothing to do

Visible Turnings — Dawn and Dusk

Good Morning God!  The sun hasn’t risen yet.  I LOVE these visible transition times. And this morning I will be out walking as dawn arrives. Sunrise and sunset. Our earth is always turning — rotating– but at dawn and dusk we

Posted in God's gifts, God's Time, humility, perspectives, visible turnings

Amazing Christmas

I’m smiling. God, You are the GIFT that keeps on giving — keeps on encouraging us to keep on accepting more of ourselves from Your Hand. Christmas and our small gift giving is but a tiny example of Your Ongoing Gift (yeah, often in the wrappings of difficulty) Giving. Praise to YOU oh God!

Posted in a series of molts and upgrades, accepting gifts sight unseen, God as an Ongoing Gift, God's gifts

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