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Rebuilding Lives!

Good Evening, God! Sometimes, I hear something so clearly analyzed and thought out that it takes my breath away! That’s how I responded to Jan Rader’s TED talk on “In the opioid crisis, here’s what it take to save a

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Posted in connecting, developing helpful definitions of love, Help me to see, kindness, listening, Rethinking, stopping to listen, Thinking and Feeling

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

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

Being Kind . . . Being Respectful

Good Day, God! I’ve been pondering — and actually working on doing — what You command. Love your enemies — pray for those who persecute you. Now, thanks be, no one is persecuting me. But, they seem to be willing

Posted in Being a Blessing, Blessing, connecting, kindness, listening, LOVE, opposable virtues, praying, Praying for our enemies, respect

A SLOW and LOVELY Day

“I am not an optimist, but I am great believer of hope.” — Nelson Mandela

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Posted in appreciation, Forgiving, hope, listening, respect

Wonder: A Morning of Seeing and Hearing

she was also the first to realize that humpback whales are singers. She said her discovers came in part because she never let go of being a child. I loved that!

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Posted in appreciation, beauty, connecting, listening, seeing, web of life

A Touch of Warmth and Color

People make the routines and work of life richer and warmer. It’s so important to make room in our days for real interactions with fellow humans — taking, or making, time to connect. Time to hear and see one another. That requires building margins into our days.

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Posted in caring for the widows and orphans, Colors, connections, listening, time

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