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A few more thoughts on Resilience

Good Day, God! I have yet to read the book I just bought on Micro-Resilience by Bonnie St. John. I thought it would be fun to ponder what I have learned so far about life and resilience. One huge conceptual

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Posted in accepting my ability to REDESIGN, accepting my need for help, adjusting, asking for and accepting forgiveness, asking for help for myself, authority over my life, awareness, Books, connecting, resiliency

Bouncing and Needing Help

Good Day, God! At lunch today, I heard myself say, “life is uncertain, capricious and bad things do happen but I am determined — as much as I can — to only undergo bad things ONCE. I do not want to

Posted in Books, connecting, fears, Humility or Needing Help!, resiliency, social support networks

Flowers and Frankenstorms

I confess, God, that disasters cut closer to the bone when we have friends involved. We have friends on Cape Cod, in the Bronx, in New Jersey and in Connecticut. Please, God, keep everyone in the path, safe!

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Posted in a matter of scale, Changing, our small blue dot, resiliency

Two Tired Rats Make it Through the Maze!

Good Morning, God! THANK YOU!  Kit and I made it safely to the Newark Airport yesterday. Of course, God, we WANTED to go first to the Fairfield Inn. But, my trusty Google Maps App couldn’t get us the last dozen

Posted in Ongoing Transformation, resiliency

On Becoming More Resilient — Part 2

Good Morning, God! I enjoy reading books like the one above. This week the lectionary included Deteronomy 30:15-20. This is where Moses says “I have set before you life and death, blessings and curse. Chose life so that you and

Posted in asking for help for myself, Balancing and adjustments, choices, resiliency, resourcefulness, social support networks

On Becoming More Resilient

Good Morning, God! So, imagine, God, yesterday I found 10 tips to become more RESILIENT. I found them in a book called, The Survivors Club: The Secrets and Science that Could Save Your Life by Ben Sherwood. In the book

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Posted in encourage and comfort, reframing, resiliency, words to strengthen

Clouds, Expectations, Delights and Disappointments

Good Morning, God! I got up at 2:30 a.m. this morning to have another try at the photographing the elusive moon — persistence passing acceptance on the fly. Here it is, WITH surrounding clouds! Of course, God, the moon was

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Posted in connecting, connections, daughters, Expand my Heart, friends, pain, resiliency

Spring and the Persian New Year

Good Morning God, I just found out that the Persians celebrate the start of the New Year (Now Rooz) when Spring starts. What a lovely idea. We start our new year right around the winter solstice when the days start

Posted in asking for help for myself, growing toward up, learning, relationships, resiliency

standing in the Light

More thoughts on the diversity of plants and people. And perhaps a greater appreciation of adaptive resourcefulness and resiliency.

Posted in adoring Easy, cacti, resiliency, resourcefulness, water and 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