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Opening to the filling and emptying of the Holy Spirit

Good Evening, God! After two years traveling — when the Hawaiian Islands Ministries Conference was on — we are now home — and able to go to it. Not that we were traveling for two years straight! Although it felt

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Posted in asking for help for myself, Centering Prayer, connecting, healing, health, Holy Spirit, hope, Hope as a gift from God, letting the Holy Spirit flow through us, LOVE, Praise, Prayer, rejoicing, The Flow of God's Love, wisdom

The Power of Blessing

Actually, just speaking words out loud is powerful. The spoken word HAS power! Even little muttered phrases have power. Negative thoughts are harmful. Negative words are worse. How much better it is to speak forth Your Hope and Promises, God!

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Posted in a prayer for healing, Blessing, Books, connecting, hope, humility, Praise, Prayer

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

Making the Most of Home and Failures

True, God, she has heard me say that before . . . but I think it was Winston Churchill who defined Success as “Going from one failure to the next with undiminished enthusiasm.”

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Posted in growing toward up, Praise, Sacrifice, so much to learn

Lost and Found in Bar Harbor, Maine

My mind churned most of the night as I thought back to where I could have lost it. Churning is a kind word for what my mind was doing. I was miserable! Self recrimination, regret, grief, and anger are only a few of the emotions storming around inside me.

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Posted in Anger, Grief, Praise, Prayer, Regret -- acknowledging and releasing it

Thanksgiving and Its Other Half

Such a small thing to be thankful for, God. But, then perhaps Life is a Mosaic of Small Things?

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Posted in Praise, taking time to focus, thankfulness, Thanksgiving!, the joy of sharing, Uncategorized

Contemplating Sprites and Sickness

But, we humans are just starting to understand. In fact, we are just beginning to acknowledge Sprites exist. Pilots have been talking about them for years but reports of them were mostly dismissed.

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Posted in being repotted, Expand my Heart, Faith, Praise, Trusting God

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