Blog Archives

The Power of One

Good Evening, God! I’ve been thinking of just what I can do to lower my contributions to Global Warming. My wonderful husband Kit challenged me to Make a List! Then as I was centering the other night — a Brand

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Posted in Anger, authority over my life, Blessing, changing who I want to become, climate changes, connecting, Faith, hope, Hope as a gift from God, slow incremental change, The difficulty of changing

Floating: Slowly and Serenely

This time — my third time to retire — it doesn’t feel like a transition so much as a familiar and cherished destination. I am beginning to appreciate rest.

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Posted in Centering Prayer, compassion to care for myself, connecting, LOVE, Prayer, slow incremental change

New meanings for Upright

During this “class,” Dr. Cracknell explained that if our head is one inch forward of plumb, we double the stress on our back muscles. If our head is two inches forward we quadruple our muscle stress. It is an exponential relationship. Yikes!

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Posted in asking for help for myself, Balancing and adjustments, Cherishing our Bodies, layer upon layer, slow incremental change

Starting a New Day and a New Life

I come home and actually see: my office, our home, my varied piles of decisions still undecided. Yikes!

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Posted in A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, Books, courage to see myself, Rethinking, self care as self compassion and humility, slow incremental change

Shedding the Superwoman Illusion

I realized a few years ago that while I was still (in my own mind) leaping tall buildings in a single bound, landing was getting harder and harder!

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Posted in rest, slow incremental change, time

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

The Secret Garden: Transformation and Recovery

It takes hope — and a lot of hard work — to take even one small step.

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Posted in being heard into speaking, Hearing, hearing myself, hope, recovery time, 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