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Humus, Humility and Earthworms

Good Day, God! A quote from Carl Jung: “In my case Pilgrim’s Progress consisted in my having to climb down a thousand ladders until I could reach out my hand to the little clod of earth that I am.” I

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Posted in connecting, developing helpful definitions of love, humility, Humility or Needing Help!, self care as self compassion and humility, the Growth Mindset

My Involuntary Sabbath

Good Evening, God, I saw this on my morning walk with my wonderful husband. And as I took the photo I thought about how good it is to focus on SMALL. Small beauties. Small joys. Small interactions. Now that my

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Posted in a new view of Commons, Caring, caring for the stranger in our midst, caring for the widows and orphans, Growth Opportunities, Sabbath as PLAY, sabbath dreaming, sabbath rest, the Growth Mindset

Replenishing My Dear Self

Good Morning, God! Well, replenishing is taking longer than I anticipated! And it involves far more than I currently grasp. But, I’d like to share what I “know” so far . . . not so much with You, God, —

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Posted in awareness, Caring, connecting, Flourishing, Replenishing, the Growth Mindset

Growing toward UP

Good Day, God! After no blogs for months . . . I am feeling the need to sit mindfully in Your Presence. Our daughter, Suzanne, shared with me that when she was in high school she had a period where

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Posted in Balancing and adjustments, connecting, discipline, exercising, growing toward up, Growth Opportunities, the Growth Mindset

Continuing to Grow

Good Morning, God! My first walk in weeks! A persistent ear infection has left me VERY aware of my need to rebuild and recover. I know that moving . . . using the body . . . is part of

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Posted in a hand up, choosing HARD, connecting, growing toward up, Growth Opportunities, Helpful Hards, Persistence, Personal Responsibilty, Perspective, the Growth Mindset

Factors in Longevity — Obesity, Education and the Growth Mindset

Good Morning, God! Yesterday morning, I heard Professor Laura Carstensen say that educational level was the best predictor of longevity. My response was that I didn’t think it was so much the “information” gained as it was the self-discipline it

Posted in a hand up, a series of molts and upgrades, becoming the change I wish to see, being a Slow Learner, the Growth Mindset

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