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Life Enhancements: Part Five

Communing with my Inner Self — the Last Frontier Good Morning, God It was just this morning — while taking part in a guided Welcoming Prayer — that I sort of heard my Second Brain speaking. She was rejoicing at

Posted in An Inner Entity, being together in a compassionate presence, Compassion, connecting, developing helpful definitions of love, LOVE, respect, Second Brain, self care as self compassion and humility, Self-Respect, the gift of persistent love, Welcoming Prayer

Life Enhancements: Part Three

Good Morning, God! Now that I am back to swimming frequently, I drive by this fountain several times a week. And each time I get a visceral reaction! The LIGHT. The WATER. And Diamondhead in the background! I long to

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Posted in Being With, connecting, LOVE, Sharing, Story Tellers, the gift of persistent love, the joy of sharing, The power of Story

The Pitfalls of Being a Favorite

Good Morning, God! I was carrying books up from our guest room into another bookcase upstairs — when my eye lit of the book by Madeleine L’Engle, Sold Into Egypt. Immediately, it hit me, God, that Joseph was able to

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Posted in connecting, Definitions, developing helpful definitions of love, Helpful Hards, Life is hard., LOVE, The Flow of God's Love, the gift of persistent love

Tiptoeing Toward Self Care

Good Morning, God This weekend I put into practice an Idea that a dear friend offered. I commented on how much time I spend just “tidying” our home, “Why don’t you tidy 3 days a week and actually organize/clean 4

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Posted in A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, adjusting, Balancing and adjustments, clean and tidy, Cleanliness, connecting, Impermeable, LOVE, loving myself, Lovingkindness, the gift of persistent love, The World of our Senses

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 Comfort of Being Together

Good Evening, God The penguin on the right is an older widowed female. The penguin on the left is a young widowed male. While the other penguins are eating and wandering around, these two stand together for hours — just

Posted in Being Together, Caring, caring for the widows and orphans, comfort, connecting, developing helpful definitions of love, Faithfulness, LOVE, the gift of persistent love

Exercising Lovingkindness

Good Morning, God Yes, I’m up early. The Worries of the World had me in a funk. So, I got up and did my first Centering Prayer. After that I read a page from my hardcopy book by Caroline Myss,

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Posted in connecting, creativity in loving service, developing helpful definitions of love, LOVE, Lovingkindness, personal responsibility, Personal Responsibilty, taking time to focus, The daily details of love, the gift of persistent love

Fear Not!

Good Evening, God I’ve been writing blogs in my mind — mostly in the middle of the night — for weeks! But, tonight I got up and will say what I’ve been wanting to say. I used to think of

Posted in Choosing Meaning, Compassion, complexity, fears, finding hidden fears, LOVE, Meaning, Perspective, small meaningful moments, the gift of persistent love

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

Smite us with Your Radiant Love!

Smite us with Your Radiant Love! I’m laughing at my poor dear selfWho is no longer allowed to ASKYou to smite my enemies Nope!  Now I see they have beenTempted in ways I have not…. We are all so easily tempted

Posted in a prayer for healing, A Spiritual Spring Cleaning, being FORGIVEN by God, Blessing, connecting, Forgiven!, Forgiving, LOVE, opportunities to forgive myself, praying, Praying for our enemies, the gift of persistent 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