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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

The Power of Information

Good Evening, God! I came across a  interesting article in the August 14, 2017 Bloomberg Businessweek on mapping the ground UNDER New York City.  Subterranean cartographers are at work, God, combining a variety of maps to get a FULL information

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Posted in connecting, images, interactions, layer upon layer, learning, mental maps, processing on deeper levels, supportive organizational structures

A Touching Beijing / Honolulu Moment

. . .a busload of visitors from China was coming up from the beach — getting ready to go. It came to me that I should “acknowledge” their presence — so I looked up and caught the eye of one of the older women and smiled.

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Posted in connecting, connections, interactions, seeing

Circles of Friends

After all, what could be better for our physical and emotional health than investing in friends!

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Posted in connections, friends, health, interactions

“Found” Art — or is it a Cartoon?

Good Morning, God! I remember seeing and loving Deborah Butterfield’s horses — made out of “found” materials. Today I have a much humbler example of “found” art. This fish pendant was “found” hiding inside an old piece of scrap copper

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Posted in Creating, interactions, JOY, Responding

Sharing: Walking Together and Working Together

Good Morning, God! After dinner, Kit has been walking with me around our block. I tell him it is to help with my “weight loss” and it is. But, I can’t help remembering the study that showed that a daily

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Posted in Communication, connecting, connections, interactions, meaningful work, Sharing

Paris in Photos, Paris in Memory — Extroverts and Introverts

Good Morning, God! How amazingly diverse are we human beings. Suz is here, visiting — just from Paris where she stayed for 30 days. She immersed herself in the French language — bought French guide books to restaurants — and

Posted in Diversity, Expand my Heart, interactions, Introverts

Interactions and Conversations and Welcoming Prayer

Good Morning, God! Such a marvelously full week I’m having, God! Sunrises so astounding that we stopped our early morning walk yesterday and stared. Diana said, “We should just lie down on the grass and look up at the sky!”

Posted in inner paths of the heart, interactions, interspecies contact, living within limits

Inner and Outer Worlds — Meeting in Your Compassionate Presence

Good Morning, God! Kit arrived yesterday morning, EARLY — earlier even than we had “planned.” So I quickly dressed and Kit and I went off to Peet’s for a much appreciated coffee, while Suz slept for a few more minutes.

Posted in A God given diversity, accepting my ability to REDESIGN, being together in a compassionate presence, interactions, New Creatures in Christ, Ongoing Transformation

Another Wonderful Morning at the Beach

Ah, God, it is so easy to just see our family and friends. That must be why You command us to care for the stranger in our midst.

Posted in caring for the stranger in our midst, caring for the widows and orphans, interactions, stopping to see, Sunlight explored, thankfulness

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