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Rituals made while I wait

Good Evening, God! Always TWEAKING . . . that’s my motto. I love making small little changes — like adjusting a habit . . . a behavior pattern . . . or even how I view some problem. I do it

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Dealing with the Stuff of Life

Worse yet, I think I have been waiting for You to help me feel like doing it. How foolish to think I will ever feel like doing something dull and tedious.

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Posted in Changing, choosing HARD, responsibility, Stuff, Work

The Voice of the Poor and our Hoping Machine

I know that I need to listen to the prophetic voices who caution us to care deeply about our fellow humans.

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Posted in Possibilities, Prophetic Voices, The poor and underemployed, Work

Work Hardened — in Metal and Men

Good Morning, God! You caught me by surprise, yesterday. I had no idea I You were going to point out my “Gollum” potential. Sigh. But now, God, back to “my” topic about the jewelry class. The instructor explained that when

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Posted in accepting my need for help, Hearts, LOVE, Work

Looking Back Three Months and Feeling Thankful

Good Morning, God! I’ve been trying to tell folks how it is that I feel so much LIGHTER since I have (mostly) retired. In truth, God, I am not yet THAT blessed with “free time” as there are a few

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My Need for Meaning — and how to Invest my Time

Good Morning, God! I got up to make a note to myself about this book — but then I saw that my “How To” handout for tomorrow’s meeting wasn’t done. I confess, God, I spent 30+ minutes finishing it. Work

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Posted in Compassion, compassion to care for myself, Meaning, meaningful work, time, web of life, Work

What’s Wrong With This Picture? Part One

Good Morning, God! A dear friend sent me an article entitled “All Work and No Pay: The Great Speedup.” Apparently, American companies aren’t rehiring as much as companies in other countries. Instead the focus is on “getting more work” out

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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