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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

Pay Attention, Be Astounded, Tell About It

Good Evening, God This title is Mary Oliver’s lessons for living. I resonate with these word! Each one of these acts brings me joy! Just look at these colorful blossoms! There they were on this small young shower tree as

Posted in beauty, being heard into speaking, Between, Centering Prayer, connecting, gratitude, Hearing, seeing, Sharing, thankfulness, the joy of sharing, Welcoming, Welcoming Prayer

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

God’s Treasures

Good Evening, God! I went to a marvelous workshop this weekend.  It was on Prophecy. . . on hearing You — believing that You are still speaking.  And our presenter, Wayne Drain, actually had us “pray and listen” and then

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Posted in encourage and comfort, Expand my Heart, experimentation, Faith, Hearing, Prophecy: a Supernatural Gift of Encouragement, Prophetic Voices, responding to "nudges", responding to God's Spirit

Jesus Don’t Like UGLY

It is coming to me, God, that hearing with respect is a pretty good definition of love.

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Posted in hate, Hearing, judging, listening, LOVE, respect

Hope . . . Give us HOPE

Good Morning, God! So, our Great  Political Tug of War is officially over. Thank You for making it CLEAR to me that I was to accept the result — trusting in You and Your Grace and Love. Of course, You

Posted in a prayer for healing, Caring, connecting, healing, Hearing, hope, Hope as a gift from God

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

My World, Our World, One Boat

This is Our World, God. We have to live on it together. Pulling together . . . pulling in the same direction. In the book, The Boys in the Boat, an old boat maker tells one of the crew, “If there is someone in your boat that you don’t like, LEARN TO LIKE HIM.”

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Posted in Apologies, Forgiving, Hearing, Understanding, web of life

The Gift of Being Heard

Good Day, God! OK. Let me start by admitting — I love to fix things . . . and solve problems. I used to think of it as Being Helpful. Of course, I did notice, every now and then, that

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Posted in Books, Hearing, listening, respect, Rethinking

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