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Rejoicing While Weeping

Good Evening, God! Oh Lord, God! I am weeping . . . 11 people gunned down in a synagogue in Pittsburgh . . . at prayer.  Not that long ago it was African-Americans killed in a Christian church . .

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Posted in Blessing, connecting, LOVE, Prayer, praying, Praying for our enemies, rejoicing, Sharing, The daily details of love, The Flow of God's Love, Weeping

pausing to pray

Good Day, God! This morning I read — from a handout our pastor gave us — this poem by Mary Oliver. It makes PRAYER so simple. And I feel that is exactly how You want it to be. SIMPLE! So

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Posted in Awe, connecting, gratitude, Prayer, praying, taking time to focus

Being Kind . . . Being Respectful

Good Day, God! I’ve been pondering — and actually working on doing — what You command. Love your enemies — pray for those who persecute you. Now, thanks be, no one is persecuting me. But, they seem to be willing

Posted in Being a Blessing, Blessing, connecting, kindness, listening, LOVE, opposable virtues, praying, Praying for our enemies, respect

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

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

A Bubble of Blessing

Good Day, God! I’m finding that Blessing people is becoming easier and easier. Today, while I was blessing a friend I had a fun thought which expanded a bit on the whole idea of Blessing. Into my mind came an image

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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