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Give sorrow words

Good Morning, God! In You we live and move and have our being . . . I try to BE in that place when Death comes for those I love. I’m beginning to understand the Irish tradition of a wake. Actually, I’m

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Posted in connecting, daughters, Death, Families, friends, going THROUGH the sorrow, Grief, loss, LOVE

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

Looking Back — Looking Forward

In Your Universe, God, Joy does not preclude Sorrow. Joy is there to undergird and carry us through our Sorrows.

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Thinking of Valleys and Shadows

As I sat with my mommy, I remembered what a friend shared about when her dad was dying. A big no-nonsense nurse told her and her brothers and sisters: “You all stop pestering him and leave him ALONE! Dying is Hard Work.”

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Happy Birthday, Patty!

Good Morning, God! Today is Patty’s Birthday! Let’s see, she would be 48 today. Only, up there with You, she might still be 18? Or do we somehow become our True Self — outside of Time? Now THAT’s a lovely

Posted in gifts and giftings, God wants to nourishes us, going THROUGH the sorrow, gratitude, LOVE

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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The painful gift of hearing

Ah, dear God, I am such a slow learner — so cowardly when it comes to hearing the pain of those I love. But, fearful or not, there is no point in waiting for sorrow to go away. It insists on speaking and more to the point, on being heard.

Posted in being heard into speaking, going THROUGH the sorrow, the gift of persistent love

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