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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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Posted in Books, connecting, Creating, creativity in loving service, refraining from work, Rituals, Work

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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Posted in an invitation to abundant life, busy, Changing, Choosing to respond, Work

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

Posted in sabbath rest, Work

Men (and Women) at Work

Good Morning, God! There is something fascinating about men at work. I was going to say “people” at work — but, then I stopped to wonder — would  “women” at work be as interesting to me? Hmm. Now days, God,

Posted in Definitions, Diversity, gender universes, generating options, gratitude, social support networks, Work

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