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FEAR and my personal steps in resisting it.

Good Day, God, We as a species have been bombarded with FEAR for the last few years. FEAR all by itself greatly dampens our immune system. Alas, FEAR tends to promote anger and blame and hate. That is a toxic

Posted in a matter of scale, Centering Prayer, gratitude, LOVE, Praise, Praising God for All Things, Prayer, praying, thankfulness, Thanksgiving!, The Endless Flow of God's Love, the gift of persistent love, The sacrifice of praise

A Modest Proposal

Good Evening, God This is the second Katherine May book that I have been listening to. I was in the middle of the chapter about her son — at six — finding school unbearable — when the idea came to

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Posted in Caring, healing, health, learning, LOVE, praying

We come: bleeding and believing

Good Morning, God The scripture this morning was Mark 5 — about the woman with the issue of blood being healed when she touched the hem of Jesus’ robe. I really identified, God. Maybe women feel this story more than

Posted in a prayer for healing, Believing, connecting, Faith, Prayer, praying, Praying for our enemies, Sacrifice, The sacrifice of praise, trust, Trusting God

Let’s IMAGINE love overcoming evil

Good Evening, God Wouldn’t it be wonderful if LOVE grew like the weeds grow? These weeds used to be ordinary sized weeds. But, I am guessing that Roundup was used on them. And those that survived were the hardiest. And

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Posted in hope, Hope as a gift from God, Over come Evil with Good, Overcoming, praying, Praying for our enemies, the JOY of praying together

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

Healing and Praying

Good Morning, God The other day a friend asked, “Does Prayer Work?” And I found myself saying, “That’s the wrong question!” I went on to say — that is the question we ask about objects. Does this blender work? Does

Posted in a prayer for healing, acknowledging my need for prayer, Centering Prayer, Prayer, praying, Praying for our enemies

A Call to Pray

Good Evening, God I was stopped by a thought while going upstairs to pray. First, I must send out a CALL TO PRAY! And encourage others to share this CALL TO PRAY. Why my sense of urgency? Perhaps it started

Posted in Centering Prayer, connecting, Prayer, praying, Praying for our enemies, Praying together extemporaneously, the JOY of praying together

A New Thing

Good Evening, God Sunrise does seem to lend itself to Newness. And I am in deep need of Newness. The phrase came from our church’s Stewardship campaign. We are using the verse from Isaiah 43:18-19:“Do not remember the former things,Or

Posted in a prayer for healing, connecting, developing helpful definitions of love, Forgiving, LOVE, opportunities to forgive myself, Prayer, praying, Praying for our enemies, The daily details of love

Judge NOT. . .part one

Good Morning, God Judge not, that you be not judged. Matthew 7:1 ESV I woke up this morning, with these words in my heart. And I prayed for the courage to share them. Why? Because, just in sharing them I

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Posted in a matter of scale, a prayer for healing, Anger, being together in a compassionate presence, Compassion, complexity, connecting, hate, living by every word that comes from God, Prayer, praying, Praying for our enemies, self care as self compassion and humility

Smite us with Your Radiant Love!

Smite us with Your Radiant Love! I’m laughing at my poor dear selfWho is no longer allowed to ASKYou to smite my enemies Nope!  Now I see they have beenTempted in ways I have not…. We are all so easily tempted

Posted in a prayer for healing, A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, being FORGIVEN by God, Blessing, connecting, Forgiven!, Forgiving, LOVE, opportunities to forgive myself, praying, Praying for our enemies, the gift of persistent love

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