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Embracing this moment — as it is

Good Morning, God I will be off soon to visit my wonderful husband, Kit, in the Care Center of Honolulu. I really wanted him HOME with me. Because, it isn’t just “LOVE” . . . it is a very primal

Posted in Beloved Community, connecting, God as an Ongoing Gift, healing, LOVE, Ongoing Transformation, Peace, power and peace and gentleness, The daily details of love, The Endless Flow of God's Love, the gift of persistent love, Transitions

Our 63rd Wedding Anniversary — Thank YOU God!

Good Morning, God! WOWSIE! Sixty-three years married — and as Kit loves to say, AND ALL TO THE SAME PERSON! Who would have thought it? Although, I did anticipate the 50th wedding anniversary. My family has done well. I am

Posted in asking for and accepting forgiveness, Being ENJOYED by God, being heard into speaking, connecting, Enjoyment, Forgiving, Hearing, hearing myself, Hearts, JOY, LOVE, opportunities to forgive myself, simple joys of daily life, The daily details of love, The Endless Flow of God's Love, the gift of persistent love, the JOY of praying together, the joy of sharing

FEAR and my personal steps in resisting it.

Good Day, God, We as a species have been bombarded with FEAR for the last few years. FEAR all by itself greatly dampens our immune system. Alas, FEAR tends to promote anger and blame and hate. That is a toxic

Posted in a matter of scale, Centering Prayer, gratitude, LOVE, Praise, Praising God for All Things, Prayer, praying, thankfulness, Thanksgiving!, The Endless Flow of God's Love, the gift of persistent love, The sacrifice of praise

This Sunday at 6:30 a.m. MANGO DAYS RUN

Good Evening, God My wonderful husband Kit got a phone call on our landline — giving him the phone number of his running coach, Jonathan Lyau — and saying Jon was trying to reach him. Kit called and Jon invited

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Posted in a prayer for healing, daughters, healing, LOVE, running, The Endless Flow of God's Love, the gift of persistent love

The soft power of love and forgiveness

Good MORNING, God! Before church I got my best Easter message from a writer who normally deals in history and world events. He was talking about how the power of love and forgiveness has transformed the world and still has

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Posted in asking for and accepting forgiveness, being FORGIVEN by God, developing helpful definitions of love, Forgiven!, Forgiving, LOVE, opportunities to forgive myself, Peace, power and peace and gentleness, The Endless Flow of God's Love, the gift of persistent love

Imagination and Lent

Good Evening, God We just finished a Lenten meeting — focused on the Poetry of Lent. Tonight we focused on Wild Geese, a poem by Mary Oliver. We each shared lines that hhad caught our eye. This one caught mine:

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Posted in hope, Hope as a gift from God, Imagination, LOVE, Lovingkindness, Over come Evil with Good, power and peace and gentleness, The daily details of love, The Endless Flow of God's Love, the essential nature of hope, the gift of persistent love

Thy Will Be Done

Good Evening, God More and more I am becoming aware of how little I know. This is progress. Sigh, so much of my life has been lived in the realms of Certainty. THIS is RIGHT. THAT is WRONG. Oh, my

Posted in a prayer for healing, A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, Cleansing, Compassion, developing helpful definitions of love, healing, judging, Light, Light shining through, LOVE, Personal Responsibilty, self care as self compassion and humility, The daily details of love, the gift of persistent love, trust

On Becoming More Fully Human

Good Evening, God, This morning, I watched part of a Tweet called “Free Will Is Over” by Yuval Noah Harari. He said that humans are hackable. Alas, I fear he is right on that. Our minds are easily managed by

Posted in being together in a compassionate presence, Compassion, compassion to care for myself, connecting, Creating, creativity in loving service, developing helpful definitions of love, LOVE, New Creatures in Christ, Our Extended Family - all creatures great and small, self care as self compassion and humility, Super Complexity, The daily details of love, The Endless Flow of God's Love, the gift of persistent love

This Shadowed Planet

Good Morning, God, I recall the words of Madeleine L’Engle — referring to us as a Shadowed Planet. I didn’t begin to appreciate the truth of those words until the last year or so. I still do not claim to

Posted in a prayer for healing, Compassion, connecting, LOVE, Prayer, Praying for our enemies, The Flow of God's Love, the gift of persistent love

Stories for My Heart

Good Morning, God! I checked this book out of the library, read it, and then bought it. Next I got the Audible version so I could listen to it. This has been like water for my soul. I want to

Posted in developing helpful definitions of love, LOVE, respect, Soul, the gift of persistent love, water and love

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