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The soft power of love and forgiveness

Good MORNING, God! Before church I got my best Easter message from a writer who normally deals in history and world events. He was talking about how the power of love and forgiveness has transformed the world and still has

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Posted in asking for and accepting forgiveness, being FORGIVEN by God, developing helpful definitions of love, Forgiven!, Forgiving, LOVE, opportunities to forgive myself, Peace, power and peace and gentleness, The Endless Flow of God's Love, the gift of persistent love

Imagination and Lent

Good Evening, God We just finished a Lenten meeting — focused on the Poetry of Lent. Tonight we focused on Wild Geese, a poem by Mary Oliver. We each shared lines that hhad caught our eye. This one caught mine:

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Posted in hope, Hope as a gift from God, Imagination, LOVE, Lovingkindness, Over come Evil with Good, power and peace and gentleness, The daily details of love, The Endless Flow of God's Love, the essential nature of hope, the gift of persistent love

WHY we pray for our “Enemies”

Sunday morning, my wonderful husband Kit came in from getting the morning paper — fulmination about how evil Putin is. Kit is normally a kind hearted soul filled with good will. So I was distressed to see him so angry

Posted in a prayer for healing, acknowledging my need for prayer, Blessing, Hearts of Stone, Lovingkindness, Ongoing Transformation, Personal Power, power and peace and gentleness, Prayer, praying, Praying for our enemies, Replication Wars, The Power of the Spoken Word

From Flank Speed to Warp Speed

San Souci Beach February 25, 2020 Good Evening, God This morning my wonderful husband Kit observed that Things were changing at Flank Speed!  Kit was in the Navy, while I who was raised on Science Fiction, responded, saying “It’s changing

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Posted in connecting, developing helpful definitions of love, Eating for health, healing, health, hope, LOVE, Peace, power and peace and gentleness, The daily details of love, The Flow of God's Love, the gift of persistent love

Queen Keopuolani

A portrait of Queen Keōpūolani done in 1816 by Louis Choris Good Evening, God! Today, for the first time I heard the story of how you used Queen Keōpūolani in 1819 to break with the Kapu system – the old religion

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Posted in God's Provision, Help me to see, power and peace and gentleness

Angels Still Here — Wanting to help us

Good Evening, God! My wonderful husband Kit and I actually ate early enough to go for a walk around our block and this angel is still on duty. I love the Christmas Lights. I love the whole idea of Christmas.

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Posted in Blessing, connecting, hope, LOVE, Peace, power and peace and gentleness, the gift of persistent love

What would St. Francis do?

Good Morning, God We are always asking ourselves . . . well we try, God . . . What would Jesus do? The answer, of course, varies on who is asking the question. Then it came to me. We CAN

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Posted in connecting, hope, Hope as a gift from God, Peace, power and peace and gentleness, respect, the essential nature of hope

A Walk Along the Kaiwi Shoreline

I have always loved the shoreline, God. To me it is the Meeting Place of Earth, Sky and Sea.

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Posted in friends, people as gifts, power and peace and gentleness, recovery time, Vantage Points

Sitting by Still Waters

Good Morning, God! I wish I could get Kit to go with me and have breakfast on the Marina. It’s only $2.99 so perhaps I could entice him. (Kit is very generous, God, but he is a practical Scot, so

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Posted in asking for help for myself, power and peace and gentleness, Prayer, Praying for our enemies, simple joys of daily life

A Family of Cactus and “Guardians?”

Help me to see past people’s angry words and into their anxious hearts.

Posted in Guardians and Protectors, power and peace and gentleness, Prayer

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