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The Power of a Name

Good Morning, God! I’ve been meaning to write about the importance and power of names for weeks now! I’ve always been — what I charitably call a Name Hawk — ready to correct people who call my friends by an

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Posted in Books, connecting, developing helpful definitions of love, LOVE, The Power of Naming, The Power of the Spoken Word

My Wonderful Husband

Good Morning, God! Yesterday we got the Punahou Bulletin and found the long awaited article on my wonderful husband Kit. And I really wanted to 1) Thank You for him!!! and 2) share the story!  Just one small corrections. I

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Posted in connecting, Families, LOVE, the gift of persistent love

Give sorrow words

Good Morning, God! In You we live and move and have our being . . . I try to BE in that place when Death comes for those I love. I’m beginning to understand the Irish tradition of a wake. Actually, I’m

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Posted in connecting, daughters, Death, Families, friends, going THROUGH the sorrow, Grief, loss, LOVE

Opening to the filling and emptying of the Holy Spirit

Good Evening, God! After two years traveling — when the Hawaiian Islands Ministries Conference was on — we are now home — and able to go to it. Not that we were traveling for two years straight! Although it felt

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Posted in asking for help for myself, Centering Prayer, connecting, healing, health, Holy Spirit, hope, Hope as a gift from God, letting the Holy Spirit flow through us, LOVE, Praise, Prayer, rejoicing, The Flow of God's Love, wisdom

Getting back into Sync

Good Day, God! Wow!  This midmorning I was definitely Out-of-Sync! Grumpy! Worried about so much stuff that I couldn’t keep it all straight. And this was during my Centering Prayer time, too. I know this is “to be expected” and

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Posted in A God given diversity, Compassion, compassion to care for myself, connecting, LOVE, On being Different, Perspective, perspectives

Willing, Wanting, and Waiting to Help

Good Evening, God! Ah, memories. . . Recently I misremembered Alfred P. Doolittle’s line in My Fair Lady. What he said was that he was willing to tell them. I misremembered it as to help them. And, as I misremembered,

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Posted in being a Slow Learner, Being ENJOYED by God, connecting, LOVE, pondering the purpose of Lent, The daily details of love, the gift of persistent love

Angels Still Here — Wanting to help us

Good Evening, God! My wonderful husband Kit and I actually ate early enough to go for a walk around our block and this angel is still on duty. I love the Christmas Lights. I love the whole idea of Christmas.

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Posted in Blessing, connecting, hope, LOVE, Peace, power and peace and gentleness, the gift of persistent love

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