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Finishing up

Good Evening, God! Through a series of miscommunications I had a full day at home.   Knowing I had all day I was able to tackle organizing tasks that had been too overwhelming before.  That is not to say they

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Posted in beauty, being FORGIVEN by God, connecting, Forgiven!, Forgiving, opportunities to forgive myself, Peace, supportive organizational structures

Humility and Hope

Good Evening, God! The scripture verse for today was from Proverbs 22:4 NIV “Humility is the fear of the Lord; its wages are riches and honor and life.” Oh Boy did I get plunged into humility today as I worked

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Posted in connecting, humility, Humility or Needing Help!, organized, self care as self compassion and humility, supportive organizational structures

Structure

Good Evening, God! I was leaving my spiritual director’s home when I spotted these marvelous burst of lines. The lovely blue flowers were long gone.  But, I found the structure of each former flower delightful.  In fact, I saw them

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Posted in connecting, Creating, creativity in loving service, JOY, simple joys of daily life, supportive organizational structures

The Power of Information

Good Evening, God! I came across a  interesting article in the August 14, 2017 Bloomberg Businessweek on mapping the ground UNDER New York City.  Subterranean cartographers are at work, God, combining a variety of maps to get a FULL information

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Posted in connecting, images, interactions, layer upon layer, learning, mental maps, processing on deeper levels, supportive organizational structures

A Modest Proposal Concerning Food Stamps

Good Morning, God! A few days ago, Sandy emailed me that she was upset about an obese family using food stamps (an obese mom and two obese sons) to buy chips and soda pop. Sandy sees them when she visits

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Posted in food questions, supportive organizational structures, systematic rebuilding required, The Learning Revolution

Working Together — Making Music & Donating to Quake Relief

Good Morning, God! Yesterday evening we went to what was to be a joint concert with the Honolulu Community Band and the Omiya Community Band. Only their flight from Japan was scheduled for two hours AFTER the earthquake! They couldn’t

Posted in Giving, meaningful work, Music, organized, supportive organizational structures

A Traditional Society (Pohnpei) Does it RIGHT!

Good Morning, God! Yesterday I had a chance to read Nature Conservancy — and I was delighted to find an article about Pohnpei. Since we have a Pohnpei congregation at Central Union — we now know some Pohnpeians. Friends bring

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Posted in a new view of Commons, Shame as a tool that can be used for good, Sharing, supportive organizational structures

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