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Degrees of Delight

Good Evening, God! A TOTAL solar eclipse! WOW! My wonderful husband Kit and I have seen 3 total solar eclipses. And they are magnificent.  Awe inspiring! Just the idea that the sun is 400 times larger than the moon but

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Posted in daughters, delight, JOY, Sharing, small meaningful moments

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

Traveling . . . and Trusting

Fears seem to lose a lot of their power when we face them and name them. Sharing does seem to be part of the healing process.

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Posted in connecting, fears, gratitude, Prayer, Praying together extemporaneously, Sharing, Trusting God

Saguaros and Stories — at the Golden Hour

Ah, we all have stories, God. And it is healing for us to tell them — to share them with folks who will laugh with us and not at us. But, Dr. Brene Brown cautions about only sharing our “Shame Stories” with people who have shown themselves worthy (trustworthy) of hearing them.

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Posted in being together in a compassionate presence, connecting, family visits, healing, self care as self compassion and humility, Sharing

Evening on the Beach in Waikiki

I confess that I have screened out most of the world’s “news” due to over-reactions on my part. I know enough to pray. And I give what I can.

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Posted in Focus on what unites us, Sharing, simple joys of daily life

Water Lilies and Punahou Reunions

people got up and shared — some stories were funny and some were sad but all were kind. There was a lovely sense of respect and appreciation for each person who had left us.

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Posted in being together in a compassionate presence, Belonging to each other, Celebrations, Sharing

Breakfast with Ian in Piazza Gavi

Ian is a man of few words so there will be periods of silence. But, it will be a comfortable silence.

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Posted in Families, family visits, Sharing

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