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So great a Cloud of Witnesses

Good Evening, God! My wonderful husband Kit was driving us home from church this morning when I saw these lovely clouds and snapped a photo.  The photo had several lights show up in it.  No doubt reflections of some kind.

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Posted in Being With, Blessing, encourage and comfort, Expand my Heart, imagining, Light, Light shining through, Possibilities

Turning my prayer life right side up

Father Keating Good Evening, God! What an amazing retreat!  I went to be trained as a presenter.  They asked for help . . . and I thought . . . why not?  Well, to be honest, this is a very

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Posted in asking for help for myself, Centering Prayer, connecting, Possibilities, Prayer, praying, Rethinking, setting my life in context, Silence, solitude and silence

Learning from Regret

A KEY QUESTION  (a meditation after Centering) If I could do it over again . . . What would I do? This question is key to Learning From Regret Was there a point at which I could have Turned? To

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Posted in a hand up, a prayer for healing, being a Slow Learner, Centering Prayer, Changing, Choosing Meaning, Choosing to respond, connecting, Possibilities, Regret -- acknowledging and releasing it, Repentance, responding to "nudges", responding to God's Spirit, Rethinking

The Open Doors of 2015

Dr. Dweck stresses the importance of Hard Work in mastery as opposed to resting on Fixed Intelligence. I loved the IDEA of Hard Work. I just haven’t applied it to my every day life.

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Posted in Books, Growth Opportunities, Hard Work, Help me to see, Possibilities, responsibility

Changing directions — a Helpful Tug

eing here — AT SEA — has gotten the attention of ALL of ME. The waves, even more than the Halifax museum’s displays of famous shipwrecks, is making me AWARE of the power of the sea. The power of Mother Nature. The power of the elemental FORCES of Nature. We are in Your Hands, God!

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Posted in a matter of scale, acknowledging my need for prayer, Centering Prayer, Changing, connecting, Humility or Needing Help!, Possibilities, Prayer

Practicing the Art of Relabeling

Sigh. A cold dose of reality was splashed over me. It wasn’t that I didn’t “know” that — it was that I was choosing to ignore it. Hmm. That’s really easy to do, isn’t it, God. It’s so easy to see the shiny surface and forget all the work that has to go on beneath.

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Posted in accepting my ability to REDESIGN, Persistence, Planning, Possibilities, self care as self compassion and humility

Soaking in Hot Springs

Still, God, I am constantly amazed by what science does discover. And I know that “what we don’t know” far exceeds “what we do know.”

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Posted in asking for help for myself, Curiosity, growing toward up, healing, mysteries, Possibilities

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