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Artisans of the Common Good

Good Day, God! Pope Francis said it so well. We are all Artisans of the Common Good. I love that phrase! It embraces us ALL. All of us “ordinary folk” are welcomed into the Creative Pool. Given the Title of

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Posted in connecting, Creating, creativity in loving service, LOVE, Our Extended Family - all creatures great and small, The daily details of love

Being Fruitful and Blessing

Good Day, God! This morning, my wonderful husband Kit accompanied my on  my walk up to the top of Hahaione Street.  Being together is something I am appreciating more and more. I don’t have to be entertained. I don’t have

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Posted in Blessing, connecting, family, LOVE, Our Extended Family - all creatures great and small

Perspective . . . perspectives

Good Morning, God! Here’s a photo of me in Tucson. I was walking with my wonderful daughter, Sandy. I’d stopped to gaze UP at a giant saguaro cactus. I think it is the biggest, tallest, most impressive saguaro I have ever seen.

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Posted in connecting, Our Extended Family - all creatures great and small, Perspective, perspectives, reassembling, recovery time, time, Wanting a protected time

Releasing Constrictions

Good Evening, God Is there anything more constricted than a grieving heart before it breaks open? I have been focused on the term “Constricted” for the last few weeks. It started with an awareness that I didn’t want anything “tight”

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Posted in Centering Prayer, compassion to care for myself, confession, connecting, Constrictions, courage to see myself, Energy, fears, Grief, inner paths of the heart, Our Extended Family - all creatures great and small

My Dear Old Inner Elephant

Good Evening, God! After I do my Centering Prayer . . . I do a sort of poem. And I want to share the one I did earlier this week. Why? Maybe because I need to remember to ask my Inner Elephant

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Posted in asking for help for myself, Centering Prayer, connecting, Guardians and Protectors, Mothers, Our Extended Family - all creatures great and small, Prayer, relationships, wisdom

Mommies and Babies — and Saying Goodbye

I have been taken by surprise at the grief flowing through me. It’s very primal, God. I guess grief always is. But because my husband Kit and I had been “assisting” mom daily the last few years, playing games and talking — part of me sees her as my baby. So it’s a sort of double whammy.

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Posted in connecting, Grief, LOVE, Our Extended Family - all creatures great and small, Perspective

Good People and Children Who Need Hugs, and MORE

Good Morning, God! Imagine my surprise passing by a normally empty couch at Arcadia and seeing 61 Hug Me dolls. I stopped and asked the lovely woman standing by them, WHAT WERE THEY? She said they were going to the

Posted in a new view of Commons, healing, Hearts, LOVE, Our Extended Family - all creatures great and small

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