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A Mid-Week Sabbath Day of REST

Good Morning, God! A lovely S*L*O*W day awaits me. Actually, it has already been a good day as I lingered over my tea and then a little coffee in bed. Kit likes to tease me, God, about Bed being my

Posted in reframing, relaxation, rest, sabbath dreaming, sabbath rest

Looking Forward to a Day of Puttering and Praying

Good Morning, God! I awoke to find Kit down watching tennis at Wimbledon. Later he and Suz will enjoy chatting about it. As for me, God, there is something delicious about two slow sabbath days ahead! Days to pray and

Posted in a prayer for healing, Prayer, processing on deeper levels, sabbath rest, sacred space, setting my life in context

What’s Wrong With This Picture? Part One

Good Morning, God! A dear friend sent me an article entitled “All Work and No Pay: The Great Speedup.” Apparently, American companies aren’t rehiring as much as companies in other countries. Instead the focus is on “getting more work” out

Posted in sabbath rest, Work

A Completely Marvelous Day!

Good Morning, God! I don’t know when I have enjoyed a birthday more than I did yesterday!  It was just a completely marvelous day! Thank You! A few years ago, God, I might not have thought to thank You for

Posted in gratitude, Hearing, Sabbath as PLAY, sabbath rest, seeing, thankfulness

Entering Slowly into a New Week

Good Morning, God! Yesterday was a lovely Sabbath. I slept in, went to church, had a bite to eat and napped.  Ahaaa, wonderful. Then, a little grocery shopping, a walk and games with my mom, and dinner at home with

Posted in sabbath rest, seeing myself as a sheep, self care as self compassion and humility

Beauty, Busy and a New View of Time

Good Morning, God! A Smaller Lighter Life? I think that’s what I want, God. Ah, but old habits and old mindsets are VERY persistent. It takes Work and Planning to be able to Rest. Hmm. Maybe, it just takes Stopping

Posted in a hand up, sabbath rest, time, Transitions

Super Full Moons and a Day of Rest

Good Morning, God! Ah, what fun it was, God, to walk out with Kit looking at the Super Full Moon. The full moon was only one hour away from its perigee (closest point) on Saturday. The closest full moon in

Posted in sabbath rest, seeing myself as a sheep, simple joys of daily life

A “Failed” Sabbath — is Still a Gift

Good Morning, God! Yesterday was another Sabbath.  I was going to say another “failed” Sabbath, but I’ve decided to reframe it as a “learning” Sabbath! I don’t like confessing failures, God. And that is in spite of my dramatic experience

Posted in A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, confession, sabbath rest

A Lovely Sabbath Day!

Good Morning, God! I am UP for just a few moments — to Thank You for a New Day — a Sabbath Day. And the image I wanted for today is that of a Walled Garden. It turns out that

Posted in pruned for fruitfulness, refraining from work, relaxation, sabbath rest, sacred space

My maidenhair fern and love

Good Morning, God! I had a lovely day, yesterday. I did a pretty good job of resting — went to church with Kit, made stew for our dinner, took a nap, visited with my Mom, and rested before dinner. And somewhere in

Posted in Rethinking, Rivers of Living Water, sabbath rest, thankfulness

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