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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

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

Paths of Discovery . . .

Good Evening, God! Years ago I heard about an old pastor asked to give the blessing to a group of young pastors. He discombobulated them by ending his prayer with these words: May we all die before we’re done. I

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Posted in connecting, delight, Discovery, JOY, Prayer, the joy of sharing

Noticing and Appreciating

Good Evening, God! Imagine my DELIGHT when I saw the autograph tree in the Kokua Market parking lot with 4 or 5 blooms on it. I think this makes the third or possibly the fourth time I have caught this

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Posted in a prayer for healing, appreciation, connecting, Prayer, praying, Praying for our enemies, Sharing, the joy of sharing

The Importance of Prayer

“First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.”

Posted in a prayer for healing, accepting my need for help, asking for help for myself, connecting, Heal Us Now, healing, Help me to see, Prayer, praying, Praying for our enemies

The Purpose of Evil

Good Evening, God! This election has been hard on me — a trauma. I’ve been SO UPSET. But finally I realized the horrible effect my response was having on me. Boy, God, that was an eyeopener! I had become angry (OK, hateful), judgmental, seriously

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Posted in Anger, Blessing, Centering Prayer, connecting, Darkness, Evil, hate, Judgmental, Prayer

Blessing WHOM?

Good Afternoon, God! I wrote this blog in the 20 minute break at the Morning of Centering Prayer. It felt urgent, God. I’m beginning to understand that Blessing folks strengthens all that is good in them. That is why You

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Posted in Blessing, connecting, courage, hope, Hope as a gift from God, Prayer, praying, responsibility

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