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Going Slow enough to Stop

developing a willingness to do at all what I do so badly.

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Posted in learning, relaxation, stopping, time, Trees

Home, Glorious HOME!

While at the end of the day my mind and heart are FULL. Well, full is too kind. Jumbled! That is a more accurate word.

Posted in sabbath rest, sacred space, Sacrifice, solitude and silence, stopping, The difficulty of changing, the gift of nothing to do, time

Small Treasures — Some Saved, Some Noticed

Good Day, God! And it WAS a good day. My wonderful mom is slowly recovering from the celebrations of Christmas and her 97th birthday (Dec. 27), including loving family visitors from the Mainland. I’m very thankful, God. While I was

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Posted in appreciation, delight, simple joys of daily life, stopping, stopping to see

Drifting Happily Through a Sabbath Day

Happy Sabbath Day, God A slow leisurely morning, God, then on into Church, and afterwards we had a nice visit with Fred and a surprisingly enjoyable “picnic” brunch with people we got to know over the food. Then home to

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Posted in being a Slow Learner, freedom, intentional and invited sacred space, relaxation, sabbath rest, sacred space, stopping, The difficulty of changing, Trusting God

Wrapping my roots around Your Love

Good Morning, God! I just read an email from my youngest daughter saying she had her own retreat yesterday — sitting next to a small stream in the Sabino Canyon National Park and reading her Bible and journaling. I’m back

Posted in A God given diversity, a matter of scale, an invitation to abundant life, appreciation, attunement, clapping our hands in joy, embedded in God's Time, intentional and invited sacred space, small meaningful moments, stopping, The Flow of God's Love, web of life

My Day as a Garden, Earth as God’s Garden

Good Morning, God! I am still so thankful — make that THANKFUL — to be home, God. I had 11 hours of sleep the first night home and am functioning pretty well. Back on my “right eating” plan after ENJOYING

Posted in appreciation, responding to God's Spirit, responsibility, stopping, thankfulness, Thanksgiving!

Lessons in Stopping, Gifts of Seeing

Good Morning God! This is an incredible world! And last Friday before going to the spa at the Ihilani I went to look at the world YOU created. So beautiful! And it was good to get out of my usual

Posted in Perspective, refraining from work, reframing, sabbath rest, sacred space, stopping, stopping to see

A red ti plant and the Burning Bush

Good Morning, God! I saw this red ti bush at the HIM Conference and it brought to mind the BURNING BUSH You set before Moses. That Burning Bush was spectacular! And, rightly so as You were setting up a MAJOR

Posted in appreciation, fears, stopping, stopping to listen, stopping to see

Out of my Thicket and into Your Light

Good Morning God, Yes, yes, I seem to have overdone, again. I am currently sitting in a Profusion of Papers.  The papers could be straightened up in a few minutes. Well, picked up and piled. And, it IS TRUE, they

Posted in Light, Light shining through, Perspective, processing on deeper levels, recovery time, stopping

Bagpipers Piping in my Sabbath

What a lovely Sabbath Day I had yesterday, God.  And, if I think of the day as the old people did, as starting at first star, then my Sabbath began on Saturday evening with bagpipes and drums.  Kit and I

Posted in A weekly day of rest, authority over my life, clean and tidy, refraining from work, stopping

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