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Overcome Evil with Good

Good Evening, God! A dear friend emailed me to say that no-weeding farming might work, but not weeding her garden would be a disaster. And, I have to say that I definitely pull weeds daring to grow in my garden

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Posted in a prayer for healing, connecting, growing toward up, Growth Opportunities, Heal Us Now, healing, health, Ongoing Transformation, Rebalancing, the Growth Mindset, Transitions

I Discover My Wife App

Good Evening, God Much to my surprise I discovered recently that I have a Wife App. I noticed it because it seems to be ON more during this lockdown.  In fact, I noticed that when my wonderful husband is asleep

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Posted in accepting my ability to REDESIGN, accepting my need for help, adjusting, connecting, developing helpful definitions of love, family, growing toward up, Growth Opportunities, kindness, LOVE, Patience, The daily details of love, the Growth Mindset

A True Green Revolution

Good Evening, God I have been slow to understand . . . slow to see. But first let’s start with One Fact: over 50% of the world’s wealth is controlled by ONE PERCENT of the world population. Then, when you

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Posted in Changing, connecting, growing toward up, Regenerative Farming, The difficulty of changing, web of life

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

Looking Back and. . . Ahead

Good Evening, God! My wonderful husband Kit is well, and while he has signed up to run the Kauai half marathon in September, he no longer aspires to run marathons. And he is working with me on balancing exercises! Last

Posted in a hand up, a series of molts and upgrades, acknowledging my need for prayer, Centering Prayer, connecting, growing toward up, Personal Power, Personal Responsibilty, Rebalancing

Growing toward UP

Good Day, God! After no blogs for months . . . I am feeling the need to sit mindfully in Your Presence. Our daughter, Suzanne, shared with me that when she was in high school she had a period where

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Posted in Balancing and adjustments, connecting, discipline, exercising, growing toward up, Growth Opportunities, the Growth Mindset

Stuck in What We Know

Good Evening, God! It was LOVE/LUST at first sight with the iPhone. I wanted it. In fact, I wanted my Life to be just like the face of the iPhone — full of things clearly named and easily accessible. At

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Posted in connecting, Energy, gratitude, growing toward up, learning, taking time to focus

Continuing to Grow

Good Morning, God! My first walk in weeks! A persistent ear infection has left me VERY aware of my need to rebuild and recover. I know that moving . . . using the body . . . is part of

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Posted in a hand up, choosing HARD, connecting, growing toward up, Growth Opportunities, Helpful Hards, Persistence, Personal Responsibilty, Perspective, the Growth Mindset

A Brand New Year

  Happy New Year, God! First, Thank You for the year past . . . a year in which I actually took some growth steps! Who knew how incredibly scary it was to violate family taboos and actually Speak the

Posted in a New Year, A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, awareness, Changing, choices, choosing HARD, Choosing Meaning, Choosing to respond, courage, fears, Filling up my suitcase and my days, God wants to nourishes us, God's Attention, God's Time, growing toward up

An Invitation to Grow

Good Day, God! and Hello to Peter Shankman — photo right For years I have been aware that I am not a very good manager of myself. That “problem” is part of what made working so enjoyable! I had limits

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Posted in Expand my Heart, experimentation, Flourishing, growing toward up, Growth Opportunities, interactions, Motivation, Queen of my Life, responsibility, Rethinking, role models

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