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Valuing Slow . . . and Living it

So, being here in Tucson — alone with just my oldest grandson — I have had a chance to gradually relax into slow. I am loving it. I feel as if I am giving myself a chance to unfold and expand into something a little bit more.

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Posted in compassion to care for myself, Expand my Heart, interspecies contact, lying fallow

Rejoicing AND Weeping AND Piloting

This hang glider is between the land he left behind and the land he will arrive at after his trip. I feel like that too.

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Posted in connecting, healing, hearing myself, Hearts, living within limits, LOVE, loving myself, lying fallow, Marathons

Resting and Recovering

With Patty, back in 1981, I had stayed by her side day and night for the four or so days it took her to leave us. But, my mother’s slide was too gradual. Too slow. And so I wasn’t with her when she left. Or perhaps I should say that my Body was not with her? I am becoming aware that a huge part of my inner self was with her — and is only slowly returning to me.

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Posted in connecting, lying fallow, Marathons, Mothers, mysteries, Needed Repair Time

Reflections on an Almost Sabbath Day

activities that are a delight when my battery is over half-way charged are actually repellant when my battery is low

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Posted in compassion to care for myself, loving myself, lying fallow, recharging my battery, recovery time, sabbath rest

Changing Viewpoints, Changing Perspectives

Good Night, God! Koko Crater is one of my favorite objects to photograph. But almost always I take photos from the Hawaii Kai side. This view was taken on our walk up Makapuu,, on the other side. There is a

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Posted in Changing, Hearing, listening, lying fallow, Perspective

Scrubbing “algae” and other small acts of maintenance

Good Morning, God, I love watching the dolphins at Kahala. When I stop to think about it, I feel sort of guilty, God, since I disapprove of keeping intelligent animals in captivity. It isn’t right! In the book The Elephant Whisperer,

Posted in humility, lying fallow, Maintenance

Stress, Naps and Our Bodies

Good Morning, God! It has been NAP TIME the last two days. A two hour nap after the marathon and just a one hour nap yesterday. Today? Another nap, I hope. I have to smile at myself, God. I guess

Posted in Borrowing from the Body's Bank, Hearing, hugs, lying fallow, Perspective, Stress

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