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Designed to Bloom

Good Day, God! I just reread Jimmy Carter’s essay on why he left the Souther Baptist Church over its theological position on the inequality of women. Wow, God! I am still totally amazed at how much evil is done in Your Name! Mostly,

Posted in a prayer for healing, Changing, changing who I want to become, connecting, Equality, freedom, growing toward up, Growth Opportunities, LOVE, The difficulty of changing, The Flow of God's Love, web of life

A HUGE LOVE GIFT from my wonderful husband

My wonderful husband Kit gave me a HUGE Love Gift this morning when he agreed not to finish the Honolulu Marathon. I met him at mile 16 — right by our home

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Posted in living within limits, LOVE, Marathons, relationships, so much to learn, Stress, tenacity, The difficulty of changing

Surviving — Even Delighting — in Change

So, I wrote my mom a story about it called Here Be Dragons, which started by noting that we all have mental maps. I ended by offering assurances that we can continue to build mental maps as we age — it just takes longer

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Posted in Changing, Choosing to respond, learning, so much to learn, The difficulty of changing

A Full Day, and a Monk Seal, too!

I just read yesterday that people with good social support networks have a longevity edge. I would think being gregarious would give a species a survival edge as well.

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Posted in learning, so much to learn, The difficulty of changing, Uncategorized

The Stiff-Upper-Lip App

“Every Family should have a Suzanne.” Even better, every family should know how to make use of a Suzanne.

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Posted in asking for help for myself, family visits, The difficulty of changing, web of life

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

Making our way back to non-industrial food

Good Morning, God! Sometimes, God, I feel like this cat as I try to get us back into non-industrial food. Tradition used to set our tables. Mothers used to make sure their children ate their “greens.” Not just vegetables but

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Posted in choices, food questions, The difficulty of changing, traditional food patterns

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