Blog Archives

Praising God — Pulling out the Stops!

Ah, God. You have made us with a Praise Stop, and a Rejoicing Stop, a Grateful Stop and many more stops. Those Stops add a Rich Emotional Layer to ordinary “notes” or decisions. And, it seems to me that we designed to use those Trusting Positive Grateful Stops.

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Posted in attunement, connecting, Music, Praise, Responding

Touched by Music and Hope

I longed to be able to send it to these children! I wanted to help — or maybe it would be better to say that I wanted to give myself the gift of being part of all of this.

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Posted in connecting, Help me to see, Music, Ongoing Transformation

Joys for the Senses

One of the great gifts of living in Hawaii is that all of us are Between Cultures. There is a sense of being part of a “culture” constantly being assembled and reassembled depending on the constraints and opportunities of the moment.

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Posted in A God given diversity, JOY, Music

Going S*L*O*W and Leaping About

The music becomes richer and full of assurance. Not, alas, assurance that we will get what we want. But, assurance that we matter and that we are loved.

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Posted in LOVE, Music, Praise, Prayer

What Musical Instrument am I?

Sigh. How easy it is to forget that Love is both the Beginning and the End of everything.

Posted in a prayer for healing, Compassion, compassion to care for myself, confession, Hearing, Music

Easter and Easter Eggs

But back to the Easter Eggs and Christmas Trees and other Celebratory Things we borrowed from the Old Ones. Such images and icons communicate to us so viscerally, God!

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Posted in Easter, Music, mysteries, rejoicing

A String Bass, Mellow Music and Respect

Ah, yes. There is our “assignment” — to be so full of hope that we are asked about the reason for it.

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Posted in hope, Music, respect

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