Blog Archives

Sharing the Playground

Good Evening, God Just yesterday — on our morning walk up the hill — I saw a man doing exercises on the playground apparatus.  At first I just sort of peeked at him.  Then I congratulated him on his thinking

Posted in a new view of Commons, Abundant Life, an invitation to abundant life, connecting, Creating, creativity in loving service, Enjoyment, exercising, JOY, Planning, Play, simple joys of daily life, small meaningful moments, the joy of sharing

Embracing Reality

Good Evening, God There are layers upon layers of Reality.  Almost all of them beyond my ability to perceive — or comprehend.  But, somehow that feels like what we are called to do.  I marvel at what we as a

Posted in beauty, connecting, Creating, creativity in loving service, humility, Humility or Needing Help!, reality, self care as self compassion and humility, Sharing, the cold snow of reality, the joy of sharing

A Walk Through Time

Good Evening, God This image was from the Deep Time Walk people. That is an app for iPhone or iPad — and I have downloaded it. I chose not to actually walk . . . not during my wonderful husband

Posted in Changing, connecting, Creating, creativity in loving service, Enjoyment, God's Time, growing toward up, JOY, Laughing, Laughter, slow incremental change, the joy of sharing, time, Unnoticed Changes

Unexpected Delights

Good Morning, God! And how good it is to begin my day with You…. Coming back from our morning walk I caught another glimpse of this beautiful green gecko on the bright red heliconia. Hmm. I see that this gecko

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Posted in Awe, beauty, clapping our hands in joy, JOY, simple joys of daily life, the joy of sharing

The Delight of Surprises

Good Evening, God! What a marvelous world we live in. My wonderful husband Kit and I went with dear friends to watch the Super Moon rise. Only we went on the 30th . . . one day before full. Full

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Posted in awareness, beauty, clapping our hands in joy, connecting, JOY, the joy of sharing, web of life

Paths of Discovery . . .

Good Evening, God! Years ago I heard about an old pastor asked to give the blessing to a group of young pastors. He discombobulated them by ending his prayer with these words: May we all die before we’re done. I

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Posted in connecting, delight, Discovery, JOY, Prayer, the joy of sharing

Noticing and Appreciating

Good Evening, God! Imagine my DELIGHT when I saw the autograph tree in the Kokua Market parking lot with 4 or 5 blooms on it. I think this makes the third or possibly the fourth time I have caught this

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Posted in a prayer for healing, appreciation, connecting, Prayer, praying, Praying for our enemies, Sharing, the joy of sharing

A CHANGE IN OUR OIL continued

A Fresnel lighthouse lens, in the Nantucket (Mass.) Museum Good Morning, God! This is an old Fresnel lighthouse lens that has been replaced by better and brighter lights. But the need for lighthouses remains. We need to be warned when we

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Posted in a hand up, adjusting, asking for help for myself, connecting, the joy of sharing

Thanksgiving and Its Other Half

Such a small thing to be thankful for, God. But, then perhaps Life is a Mosaic of Small Things?

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Posted in Praise, taking time to focus, thankfulness, Thanksgiving!, the joy of sharing, Uncategorized

Appreciating and Enjoying — with a Dash of Laughter

Laughter aerates the soul — laughter at oneself and at the human condition.

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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