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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

A HUGE LOVE GIFT from my wonderful husband

My wonderful husband Kit gave me a HUGE Love Gift this morning when he agreed not to finish the Honolulu Marathon. I met him at mile 16 — right by our home

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Posted in living within limits, LOVE, Marathons, relationships, so much to learn, Stress, tenacity, The difficulty of changing

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

Why Women Live Longer

It’s about the evolutionary advantage of having women live longer. The first woman to live past child-bearing years became The First Grandmother! Scientific studies have verified that having a grandmother increases a child’s chances of surviving . . . and thriving.

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Posted in connecting, Families, health, Marathons, people as gifts

Three Father’s Day Gifts

Actually, that Secret Key is a gift I’d love to give to all men. It seems that our Western Culture is a bit weak on Warm Emotional Encouragement. It’s a mystery to me why people think logic and reason are going to be useful levers in changing behavior.

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Posted in Books, connecting, Families, Marathons, relationships

The Enduring Kindness of Boston

They are not monsters. They are small, stunted and lost in the Darkness. And as one speakers said — Darkness does not put out Darkness — only Light can put out Darkness. So then, we are called to be Lights in this World of ours.

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Posted in Caring, Compassion, connecting, Expand my Heart, God's Light, healing, Marathons

At the Expo — A Women’s Rights Reminder

What WAS a SURPRISE was seeing this booth [at the Boston Marathon Expo] with Katherine Switzer signing books and posing for photographs.

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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