Blog Archives

Blooming against all odds

Good Morning, God! I’ve been AWAY for a while. Away as in busy with my life — without really asking You in. Stress does that! Stress makes me feel it is all on my shoulders . . . and since

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Posted in blooming, connecting, hope, Hope as a gift from God, LOVE, the essential nature of hope, the gift of persistent love, water and love

The Health of the Land

He aliʻi ka āina, he kauwā wale ke kanaka When you see to the life of the land,you are ensuring the life of the people. Good Day, God OH MY! PLEASE GOD, HELP US TO SEE TO THE LIFE OF

Posted in a prayer for healing, Abundant Life, adjusting, an invitation to abundant life, connecting, Guardians and Protectors, Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone, health, helping farmers, hope, Life vs Death, Regenerative Farming, the essential nature of hope

Life vs Death

Good Night, God! Yesterday I read that one teaspoon of healthy soil contains one billion bacteria with 20,000 to 30,000 different species. This is in the book Teaming with Microbes: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to the Soil Food Web. The

Posted in A God given diversity, a matter of scale, an invitation to abundant life, connecting, gusts of hopelessness, hope, Hope as a gift from God, interactions, Life vs Death, regenerative agriculture, setting my life in context, the essential nature of hope, web of life

Being Outdoors and Hope?

Good Evening, God So….I had just started to do my Centering Prayer this afternoon when I realized that I hadn’t put down my Earthing Mat. The idea is that Earthing Mats connect us to the earth — with her negative

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Posted in Centering Prayer, connecting, Earthing, Forest Bathing, hope, Hope as a gift from God, Seasonal Affective Disorder, snow on Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea, Sunlight explored, the essential nature of hope

The Candle of Hope

Good Evening, God! Sigh . . . we Enneagram Sevens resist pain and sorrow so automatically that it took me the entire day to realize that I was sad and a little depressed. Fortunately, I have two amazing daughters —

Posted in going THROUGH the sorrow, Grief, hope, Hope as a gift from God, LOVE, Sorrows of the Deep, The daily details of love, the essential nature of hope, the gift of persistent love

Getting Combobulated

Good Evening, God I was joking with a friend this morning about getting combobulated. I really didn’t think it was a “word” but here is the definition:To put together in a somewhat mysterious manner. To bring something out of a

Posted in a hand up, being repotted, being together in a compassionate presence, Centering Prayer, connecting, Faith, hope, Hope as a gift from God, LOVE, Prayer, The daily details of love, the essential nature of hope, web of life

A FUN idea

Good Morning, God! I’ve been STUCK because I have TOO MUCH wanting to get out and be shared. WAY too much for my little mind and heart to put into words. So, I’m going for SMALL. WE MATTER TO YOU!

Posted in asking for and accepting forgiveness, being FORGIVEN by God, Blessing, connecting, Faith, Forgiven!, Forgiving, hope, Hope as a gift from God, kindness, LOVE, renewing, The daily details of love, the essential nature of hope

Praising God . . . a few of the benefits

Good Morning, God! To praise you for an amazing sunrise? That’s almost automatic! But, to seriously consider praising You for ALL things . . . PROBLEMS even? Sigh, that is best begun with very small steps. But, after chatting with

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Posted in connecting, generating options, hope, Hope as a gift from God, LOVE, Options, Praise, Stress, the essential nature of hope, the gift of persistent love, The sacrifice of praise

Thoughts about Choices

Good Evening, God The planets and moon are predictable . . . their paths known. Not so we humans who have been given the power to make choices. I hadn’t thought about this as a key part of being human

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Posted in choices, choosing HARD, Choosing Meaning, Choosing to respond, Climate Crisis, connecting, gusts of hopelessness, hope, Hope as a gift from God, Meaning, small meaningful moments, the essential nature of hope

What if Health were this simple?

Good Morning, God! 9 cups of veggies a day? Really? Dr. Terry Wahls used food to heal herself and is using it to help heal others from chronic diseases. I am reading her book: The Walhs Protocol. Let me see

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Posted in Books, connecting, developing helpful definitions of love, Eating for health, hope, Hope as a gift from God, The daily details of love, the essential nature of hope

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