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Our 63rd Wedding Anniversary — Thank YOU God!

Good Morning, God! WOWSIE! Sixty-three years married — and as Kit loves to say, AND ALL TO THE SAME PERSON! Who would have thought it? Although, I did anticipate the 50th wedding anniversary. My family has done well. I am

Posted in asking for and accepting forgiveness, Being ENJOYED by God, being heard into speaking, connecting, Enjoyment, Forgiving, Hearing, hearing myself, Hearts, JOY, LOVE, opportunities to forgive myself, simple joys of daily life, The daily details of love, The Endless Flow of God's Love, the gift of persistent love, the JOY of praying together, the joy of sharing

My 3 Step Personal Reset Plan

Good Day, God Last night it felt as if You were saying OVERCOME EVIL WITH GOOD . . . in you, Margie. . . in you. And I have to say, God, that felt true! When I look around me

Posted in becoming the change I wish to see, being heard into speaking, Centering Prayer, Changing, changing who I want to become, connecting, courage, courage to see myself, elementary school, encourage and comfort, Hearing, hearing myself, Hearts, hope, Hope as a gift from God, Prophecy: a Supernatural Gift of Encouragement, regenerative agriculture, Regenerative Farming, Silence, solitude and silence, Teachers, The difficulty of changing, the essential nature of hope

Small Delights amidst major upheavals

Good Day, God! My mental maps have been buffeted over the last few months and then yesterday we got the video from our senior pastor that he was resigning due to burn out. Sigh. . . But, talking . .

Posted in adjusting, Art, beauty, connecting, Expand my Heart, Hearing, hearing myself, JOY, listening, simple joys of daily life

New Every Morning

Good Morning, God! It’s winter here in Honolulu. I wore a jacket this morning. But the main change in Winter is the Darkness. Starting a walk in the dark is special. The planets are showing. The birds are waking up.

Posted in being together in a compassionate presence, compassion to care for myself, connecting, Feeling our feelings, Hearing, hearing myself, LOVE, loving myself, self care as self compassion and humility

Forgiving ourselves for being afraid

Our Heart seems to be the pivot point in changing.

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Posted in connecting, fears, Forgiving, hearing myself, LOVE, Maintenance, small hidden fears

The gift of the right word

As it happens, Bullies are close to the top of my “despise” list. So, I guess, I should have suspected I was harboring a Bullying Spirit down in my Shadow Self.

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Posted in connecting, family visits, Heal Us Now, hearing myself, Helpful Hards, humility, Repentance

A Thermal Image of Myself?

I really want to take care of myself. But I feel as if I was absent when “they” taught Emotional Hygiene. Sigh, does anyone teach that? You say it is mentioned in the Bible — You call it speaking the Truth in Love. Hm. I just never thought about speaking the truth in love to myself! That sounds so obvious.

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Posted in being heard into speaking, compassion to care for myself, connecting, courage to see myself, Growth Opportunities, hearing myself, Helpful Hards, responsibility

Rejoicing AND Weeping AND Piloting

This hang glider is between the land he left behind and the land he will arrive at after his trip. I feel like that too.

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Posted in connecting, healing, hearing myself, Hearts, living within limits, LOVE, loving myself, lying fallow, Marathons

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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Posted in a hand up, asking for help for myself, connecting, going THROUGH the sorrow, gratitude, healing, hearing myself

Lessons learned — and relearned

This time I’ll buy the semi-daily devotional book, A Minute of Margin, and work on remembering that lesson. I am a slow learner, God. But, then slow is good!

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Posted in being a Slow Learner, Books, Cherishing our Bodies, Energy, healing, health, hearing myself

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