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Sharing the Playground

Good Evening, God Just yesterday — on our morning walk up the hill — I saw a man doing exercises on the playground apparatus.  At first I just sort of peeked at him.  Then I congratulated him on his thinking

Posted in a new view of Commons, Abundant Life, an invitation to abundant life, connecting, Creating, creativity in loving service, Enjoyment, exercising, JOY, Planning, Play, simple joys of daily life, small meaningful moments, the joy of sharing

Joys and Delights

Good Evening, God! I’d gone to bed early and perhaps I dozed but I wanted to sit here before You. Yes, I know You are in All Times and Places. Still, it is comforting to sit consciously before You. A

Posted in connecting, Fruit of the Spirit, JOY, LOVE, Play, Sabbath as PLAY

Games Creatures Play

It seems that Play, like Sleep, has positive functions that the Work Obsessed Mind cannot see.

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Posted in a prayer for healing, accepting my ability to REDESIGN, Creating, Play, Prayer, reframing, setting my life in context

Sorcerers and the Accelerating Future

Patients as respected participants in the research projects! Now, that’s the kind of future that can’t come too soon!

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Posted in connecting, Creating, Curiosity, Play, Possibilities, respect

Letting Life Unfold

Good Morning, God! Yesterday I was sitting in the backyard of my Spiritual Director (note: she prefers Spiritual Companion) and talking about my mind being like a jumble of “pickup sticks.” That was the topic of our meeting last week.

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Posted in being a Slow Learner, Expand my Heart, Perspective, Play

Playing Games and Designing “Games”

Good Morning, God! Yesterday I was at my Mom’s — playing cards with her. In order to get more fresh air into her apartment I turn off her A/C and open her sliding door and the door to the hall.

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Posted in courage, Fun, Play, Uncategorized

Up in the Air so Blue

Good Morning, God! I haven’t thought about swinging for YEARS! But yesterday morning, I went for a walk without taking a key and when Kit left for his 9 mile run he naturally locked up. So, when I came home

Posted in freedom, Perspective, Play

Unexpected Delights — And an Appreciation of PLAY

Good Morning, God! Perhaps delight isn’t quite the right word to describe my quick interaction with a HUGE touch screen billboard at the airport — but I confess, it is close. I saw this coming off the plane from Honolulu

Posted in delight, Play, Progress and our Change in Focus, Queen of my Life

We Are Learning About Learning!

Good Morning, God What a lovely time I had yesterday — ending up with a presentation at Punahou on brain research — followed by a tour of the Omidyar Kindergarten and First Grade complex. Just think, God, now they KNOW

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Posted in humility, learning, Ongoing Transformation, Play

Wild Rides and Approaching Storms – A Day in a Theme Park

Good Day, God! What is it about humans that LOVES to play with FEAR? The roller coasters of my childhood have morphed into Giant Creatures that spin and twirl in addition to double gravity Ups and free fall Downs. I

Posted in courage, fears, Perspective, Play

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