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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

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

Growing Toward Up — A Set of Goals

1) Soften your exterior. 2) Strengthen your core. 3) Awaken to possibilities. I really like that set, and it is a Set.

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Posted in a hand up, growing toward up, Holy Spirit, hope, JOY, listening

Prayer: Talking but not Listening

Somehow the idea of “hearing from You” is deeply unsettling. It makes me appreciate Abraham who set out on a journey to a place he didn’t know — because You told him to go.

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Posted in adoring Easy, listening, Peace, Prayer

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