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Recharging

Good Morning, God! I looked at my calendar and there isn’t much on it — for this week and the next. And my heart leapt with JOY! I am FINALLY doing much LESS and experiencing true rest . . .

Posted in accepting my authority to set limits, accepting my need for help, asking for help for myself, busy, Commitments, connecting, Enjoyment, JOY, recharging my battery, rest

Venus de Milo and Me

Good Morning, God! New ideas have been engulfing me these last few days . . . or maybe I am just OPEN to receiving them? So, in sort of random order — because we women don’t live on a 2D LINE — 1) my

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Posted in A weekly day of rest, connecting, developing helpful definitions of love, LOVE, renewing, rest, Self Care, self care as maintenance, self care as self compassion and humility, The daily details of love

My Starter Part and Darth Vader

Good Evening, God, For the last week or so I have been thinking about what Parts or Aspects of me are not working as well as I would like. Right at the TOP of the list was my “Starter” Part.

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Posted in Balancing and adjustments, connecting, recharging my battery, rest, Starter

Healing . . . entering into God’s Time

Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour.

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Posted in connecting, healing, health, relaxation, rest

The Delight of Total Relaxation

Good Evening, God! Finally, I have enough energy to write. Kit and I have been telling You how thankful we are. But, sitting down to actually write You requires more serious energy. The Boston Marathon is over . . . with Kit sitting it

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Posted in accepting my authority to set limits, authority over my life, relaxation, rest

A Pre-Lent crescent moon

Good Day, God! Thank You for early morning walks with dear and trusted friends! Thank You for thin crescent moons showing through the morning clouds. Thank You for this gift of Life! How appallingly easy it is to have my

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Posted in accepting my need for help, asking for and accepting forgiveness, awareness, connecting, healing, learning, Maintenance, Quieting my Lizard Brain, rest

A Peaceful Day

Today was a day entirely at home. I had no idea that having nothing on the calendar would be so refreshing.

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Posted in Centering Prayer, connecting, letting the Holy Spirit flow through us, Peace, Prayer, rest

Thoughts on Shifting Time and Learning Names

This morning, my grandson Ian and I left for school 5 minutes earlier than we usually do. And mid-way through the drive I thought — gosh, this is so much more relaxing! Just five minutes early made everything better. Please help me, God, shift my time back 5 minutes!

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Posted in authority over my life, busy, busy as an attack strategy, connecting, recovery time, relaxation, rest

Walking as well as Running

We are blessed, God! I KNOW that. And I don’t really ever forget it. BUT now I am finally able to FEEL it again in my Bones! Thank You!

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Posted in Books, gratitude, healing, health, relationships, relaxation, rest, sabbath rest

Dark and Light in Daily Life

And, I have just finished Malcolm Gladwell’s latest book, David and Goliath. I think Gladwell has done more to add to my collection of Cognitive Maps than another writer I can think of.

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Posted in Compassion, compassion to care for myself, connecting, healing, health, relaxation, rest, Rethinking

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