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More on my Wife App

Good Evening, God A dear friend of mine said that she really didn’t understand the analogy of having a Wife App. And I realized that YES! It must seem really strange to a lot of folks. And that pushed me

Posted in Balancing and adjustments, Commitments, Communication, connecting, LOVE, My Wife App, Rebalancing, relationships, The daily details of love, the gift of persistent love

I learn more about PDST

Good Evening, God I’m back on the topic of how to treat Post Traumatic Stress.  Once again, I am listening to Bessel van der Kolk. Let me just lay out what I have learned.  First, traumatic stress an affront or

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Posted in Compassion, connecting, healing, health, learning, LOVE, Persistence, self-compassion, so much to learn, the gift of persistent love

I Discover My Wife App

Good Evening, God Much to my surprise I discovered recently that I have a Wife App. I noticed it because it seems to be ON more during this lockdown.  In fact, I noticed that when my wonderful husband is asleep

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Posted in accepting my ability to REDESIGN, accepting my need for help, adjusting, connecting, developing helpful definitions of love, family, growing toward up, Growth Opportunities, kindness, LOVE, Patience, The daily details of love, the Growth Mindset

Inexpressible: Hesed and the Mystery of God’s Lovingkindness

Good Evening, God! Michael Card has written a book exploring the Hebrew word Hesed. This word is used throughout the Bible and it has no simple English definition. So each of the main definitions gets a chapter. I am only

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Posted in accepting my authority to set limits, accepting my need for help, being a Slow Learner, connecting, LOVE, Patience, Trusting God

Filling our Hearts with Love

Good Evening, God I’ve joked for years about there being Slow Learners and Non Learners. That’s it. No Fast Learners! At least, not for anything truly important. This is a comfort to me as come to a deeper understanding of

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Posted in Centering Prayer, connecting, Expand my Heart, Hearts, LOVE, putting down daily diversions, The daily details of love, web of life

Time in Silence . . .

Good Evening, God! “we simply cannot do without the silence of prolonged prayer, which enables us better to perceive God’s language . . ” Pope Francis. This Saturday (June 20) is our Morning of Prayer — 90 minutes of silence.

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Posted in acknowledging my need for prayer, Centering Prayer, Expand my Heart, imagining, LOVE, Silence

Compassion for My Human Condition

Good Evening God, Having my false self stripped away . . . layer by layer . . . has given me a semi joyful acceptance of my True Self. I am thankful to be me — but I am aware

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Posted in a hand up, Abundant Life, accepting my need for help, acknowledging my need for prayer, Centering Prayer, Cherishing our Bodies, comfort, Compassion, compassion to care for myself, complexity, connecting, Energy, Forgiven!, Forgiving, God wants to nourishes us, gratitude, growing toward up, Help me to see, Humility or Needing Help!, layer upon layer, letting the Holy Spirit flow through us, LOVE

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

Praising God . . . a few of the benefits

Good Morning, God! To praise you for an amazing sunrise? That’s almost automatic! But, to seriously consider praising You for ALL things . . . PROBLEMS even? Sigh, that is best begun with very small steps. But, after chatting with

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Posted in connecting, generating options, hope, Hope as a gift from God, LOVE, Options, Praise, Stress, the essential nature of hope, the gift of persistent love, The sacrifice of praise

Lies that Disappear but leave Disaster in their wake . . .

Good Day, God! I watched Ms. Cadwalladr’s talk on TED . She talked about how many lies were posted on Facebook during the Brexit elections. And was struck by the difficulty of fighting lies that pop up on our Facebook

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Posted in Compassion, connecting, fears, LOVE, Personal Responsibilty, respect, responsibility

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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