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Turning my prayer life right side up

Father Keating Good Evening, God! What an amazing retreat!  I went to be trained as a presenter.  They asked for help . . . and I thought . . . why not?  Well, to be honest, this is a very

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Posted in asking for help for myself, Centering Prayer, connecting, Possibilities, Prayer, praying, Rethinking, setting my life in context, Silence, solitude and silence

A Retreat on Centering Prayer

Good Evening, God! This week I am blessed to be going to a Centering Prayer Retreat at Saint Anthony’s Retreat House in the Kalihi Valley.  I’m being trained to be a presenter.  But, as they say:  To teach is to

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Posted in being a Slow Learner, being together in a compassionate presence, breathing in Your Spirit, Centering Prayer, Cherishing our Bodies, respect, setting my life in context, Silence, Stillness

The stillness of a predawn breakfast and love

Good Morning, God! I took my wonderful husband Kit out for an early breakfast to celebrate his half birthday. Of course, I took him to my favorite spot on the island — the Plumeria Beach House at The Kahala. This

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Posted in beauty, connecting, LOVE, Silence, Stillness

Hotels, Home and God’s Heart

Another late comer held the door for me and then closed it behind us silently. We both moved soundlessly to find a seat . As I sat there, slowly sinking into the silence, the thought tiptoed through my mind — I’m in a Womb — and then I slipped back into the stillness.

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Posted in Centering Prayer, connecting, God's Time, LOVE, Peace, Silence

The Future is NOW

But, since my birthday March 30, my future is starting to get closer. It feels as if my Future and my Present are blurring and merging — wanting to become just a nanosecond apart.

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Posted in Changing, Perspective, Praying for our enemies, Silence, time

Hearing my deep inner voices into speaking

I know that with our fellow human beings we need to be Heard into Speaking. I just never thought that my own inner voices also needed to be Heard into Speaking.

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Posted in Hearing, hearing myself, Hearts, Silence

Going Slower — Savoring More

Going Slow expands us — giving us more time to savor!

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Posted in Centering Prayer, relaxation, Silence, slow incremental change

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