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Inexpressible: Hesed and the Mystery of God’s Lovingkindness

Good Evening, God! Michael Card has written a book exploring the Hebrew word Hesed. This word is used throughout the Bible and it has no simple English definition. So each of the main definitions gets a chapter. I am only

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Posted in accepting my authority to set limits, accepting my need for help, being a Slow Learner, connecting, LOVE, Patience, Trusting God

The Unfurling Future

Good Evening, God! A few days ago my wonderful husband Kit and I went out for an early morning walk. It was early enough the the hibiscus hadn’t unfurled yet. I was taken with how hibiscus unfurl.  Right now Kit

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Posted in connecting, Future, Peace, Trusting God

Traveling . . . and Trusting

Fears seem to lose a lot of their power when we face them and name them. Sharing does seem to be part of the healing process.

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Posted in connecting, fears, gratitude, Prayer, Praying together extemporaneously, Sharing, Trusting God

Boston Marathon Eve

C. S. Lewis was right when he said Pride was the worst sin of all — because it separates us from God, other people, and in my case, even from parts of myself.

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Posted in connecting, Prayer, Responding, Rethinking, Stress, Trusting God

Sunlight into Our Hearts

I believe, God, that Jesus wants to HEAL us of our shame . . . That Jesus wants to help us open up our deep dark dungeon places to His Love . . . to His Light . . . as we pray . . . two or three . . . together.

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Posted in connecting, Hearts, Light, Prayer, the JOY of praying together, Trusting God

The Limits of Leadership

But what is especially sobering is that a Bad Leader has an almost limitless ability to make things worse.

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Posted in Heal Us Now, healing, responsibility, Trusting God

A Dose of Perspective

Well, yes, God, I do sometimes suffer from Certainty. It makes it hard to remember the command “Bless, Bless and Do Not Curse!”

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Posted in choices, Perspective, responsibility, Trusting God

Annunciations, Renunciations and My Warrior Spirit

Sigh. I am such a Hard Case, God! People who trust You — even unto Death — are the Most Real People. They are Lights from Heaven.

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Posted in Centering Prayer, Choosing to respond, Prayer, the JOY of praying together, Trusting God

Hope, Fear and a Fundamental Choice

My assertive Warrior Part wants to look outside me for Enemies. It wants to wage wars. Please, God, help my Warrior Energy turn INSIDE to help me stretch and grow.

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Posted in Expand my Heart, hope, Humility or Needing Help!, LOVE, Trusting God

Contemplating Sprites and Sickness

But, we humans are just starting to understand. In fact, we are just beginning to acknowledge Sprites exist. Pilots have been talking about them for years but reports of them were mostly dismissed.

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Posted in being repotted, Expand my Heart, Faith, Praise, Trusting God

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