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Let’s Have A Jubilee Year!

Good Day, God! A friend handed me this book and said, “I think you should read this!” She was right. It is written by Dr. Charlotte A. Tomaino, a neuropsychologist. She is also former nun which she referred to as “an

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Posted in Books, Caring, caring for the stranger in our midst, Centering Prayer, choices, connecting, Forgiving, mercy

What would St. Francis do?

Good Morning, God We are always asking ourselves . . . well we try, God . . . What would Jesus do? The answer, of course, varies on who is asking the question. Then it came to me. We CAN

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Posted in connecting, hope, Hope as a gift from God, Peace, power and peace and gentleness, respect, the essential nature of hope

The Last Cat and Rachel Naomi Remen, MD

Good Evening, God! I haven’t had a cat for years . . . we are still traveling and that’s hard on cats. But, I am definitely more of a Cat Person than a Dog Person. I think the problem is

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Posted in connecting

The Joy of Small Things

We weret is sobering, God, to think that here in my own small self I have to depend on a Balance of Power to get along. It makes me sad that I can’t seem to manage a higher degree of inner mutual respect. But, it does help me understand how it is that we 7 billion humans have a dreadfully difficult time practicing mutual respect! Sigh.

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Posted in a matter of scale, accepting my authority to set limits, appreciation, Cherishing our Bodies, Filling up my suitcase and my days

Rejoicing AND Weeping AND Piloting

This hang glider is between the land he left behind and the land he will arrive at after his trip. I feel like that too.

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Posted in connecting, healing, hearing myself, Hearts, living within limits, LOVE, loving myself, lying fallow, Marathons

Perspective — Extending Mine

One of the lovely things about having a dear friend visit is that I get nudged out of my rut.

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Posted in Balancing and adjustments, Compassion, connecting, Expand my Heart, Perspective

Walking through Munich

Well, yes, God, I confess I do not always LIVE in the power of this HOPE. I drift away from the Connection You Extend to us. Please help me — and all the People of this Planet — to turn to YOU!

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Posted in connecting, Forgiving, healing, health, hope, Hope as a gift from God

The Enduring Kindness of Boston

They are not monsters. They are small, stunted and lost in the Darkness. And as one speakers said — Darkness does not put out Darkness — only Light can put out Darkness. So then, we are called to be Lights in this World of ours.

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Posted in Caring, Compassion, connecting, Expand my Heart, God's Light, healing, Marathons

The Future is NOW

But, since my birthday March 30, my future is starting to get closer. It feels as if my Future and my Present are blurring and merging — wanting to become just a nanosecond apart.

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Posted in Changing, Perspective, Praying for our enemies, Silence, time

The Gift of Compassionate, Forgiving Love

Last week when June very quietly mentioned the word “surrender” I cried out, “Oh no! To me “surrender” means being facedown in the Mud!”

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Posted in compassion to care for myself, connections, hearing myself, Hearts, Ongoing Transformation

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