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light one candle . . .

Good Evening, God “It is better to light one candle than to curse the dark.” This may be an old Chinese proverb or it may be the creation of Peter Benenson when he founded Amnesty International. But I have been

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Posted in Compassion, complexity, connecting, Light, Light shining through, LOVE, Super Complexity, the Light of the World

A Change in Perspective

Good Evening, God! This photo taken tonight brought to mind René Magritte. “L’impire des lumières”.  Magritte loved transforming our perspective. And I am beginning to suspect You do too. Just this evening I had a reversal of how I have

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Posted in connecting, judging, Judgmental, Light, LOVE, Perspective, perspectives, The daily details of love

So great a Cloud of Witnesses

Good Evening, God! My wonderful husband Kit was driving us home from church this morning when I saw these lovely clouds and snapped a photo.  The photo had several lights show up in it.  No doubt reflections of some kind.

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Posted in Being With, Blessing, encourage and comfort, Expand my Heart, imagining, Light, Light shining through, Possibilities

Guidance Systems Old and New

Good Evening, God! This is is a photo our dear friend Martha-Lee took on her recent cruise around the islands.  It is a lovely photo but I wanted it for the lighthouse.  Not that long ago lighthouses were important navigational

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Posted in Light, LOVE, Meaning, Personal Responsibilty, perspectives, responsibility, self care as maintenance

The Joy of Color

Good Evening, God! My wonderful husband, Kit, loves music. . . this month we saw the Broadway show, Hello Dolly, the opera Romeo and Juliet, and a symphony. But, music surrounds us most of the time. Actually, not just music

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Posted in a surfeit of sound, Colors, connecting, Discovery, Diversity, Enchantment, Introverts, JOY, Light, listening, simple joys of daily life, Understanding

The joys of sunlight

Good Evening, God! I find even rainy grey days lovely. But, it is hard to resist a bright blue sky — especially when reflected in a quiet pond, and surrounded by green grass. There is indeed something healing about going

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Posted in connecting, God's Light, Light, Sunlight explored, the Light of the World

A brave pastor speaks up

God Morning, God! I’ve been praying and fasting — something I don’t remember doing since the weekend before 9/11 — and this feels THAT serious. I haven’t wanted to be explicitly political on this blog. But, I woke up this

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Posted in connecting, God's Light, Light, LOVE, respect, Self-Respect, The Flow of God's Love

Loving Our Whole Self

Good Morning, God! I love this photo of the very top of a restoration of an old stone barn designed by the Shakers. Their not being interested in sex, I guess they had a lot of time and energy to

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Posted in accepting my ability to REDESIGN, Caring, Choosing to respond, connecting, Light, LOVE

Embraced by Love . . .

And now a Wild Thought: Just as there are free “charging” stations for electric cars — wouldn’t it be wonderful if there were Spiritual Charging Stations for us humans?

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Posted in connecting, Light, LOVE, Prayer

Sunlight into Our Hearts

I believe, God, that Jesus wants to HEAL us of our shame . . . That Jesus wants to help us open up our deep dark dungeon places to His Love . . . to His Light . . . as we pray . . . two or three . . . together.

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Posted in connecting, Hearts, Light, Prayer, the JOY of praying together, Trusting God

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