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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

A Jubilee Year of Mercy!

So, here we are (almost) in a Jubilee Year of Mercy. And our species really needs it! Hey, I need it too!

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Posted in confession, connecting

Pentecost and me

The Holy Spirit longs for me to ASK for her help . . . to request her Healing and Cleansing Presence. And to “move over” so she can do her loving thing in me.

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Posted in connecting

Forgiving ourselves for being afraid

Our Heart seems to be the pivot point in changing.

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Posted in connecting, fears, Forgiving, hearing myself, LOVE, Maintenance, small hidden fears

Dragons — Healing, Forgiving and more Healing

You, God, are our Creator! Please help us come to You for healing . . . for full Health!

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Posted in Anger, connecting, Expand my Heart, Forgiving, Grief, healing

My World, Our World, One Boat

This is Our World, God. We have to live on it together. Pulling together . . . pulling in the same direction. In the book, The Boys in the Boat, an old boat maker tells one of the crew, “If there is someone in your boat that you don’t like, LEARN TO LIKE HIM.”

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Posted in Apologies, Forgiving, Hearing, Understanding, web of life

Create in me a Clean Heart

DANG! I guess, God, YOU have brought me back to Personal Responsibility. It is so HARD to bless folks who seem bent on destroying. How much easier to judge and hate. But what a quickly Descending helix that begets.

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Posted in asking for help for myself, Blessing, Choosing to respond, courage to see myself, Digesting as processing

My Inner Unforgiving, Wilderness

Yes, God. It is not lost on me that there are many, many explanations I will never get to hear — and about many, many things. Please God, help me Open my Heart and my Mind to the existence of unknown explanations.

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Posted in awareness, complexity, connections, Forgiving, humility

The Dark and Light of Life

I am quite certain that as sins go mine could be worse. But, that misses the point! The point IS that they are Mine and they are tired of being ignored and locked up. They want to come up and be dealt with — or at least acknowledged. That requires of me both personal Courage and personal Respect.

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Posted in Compassion, Failing, Forgiving, freedom, Mistakes, Mothers

Draining Pools of Pain

Good Morning, God! Coming home from my Wednesday morning Women’s Prayer Group, I noticed the puddles that had formed after the rain. I noticed first the puddles on a baseball field. Dirt is permeable, God. The puddles won’t last very

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Posted in Forgiving, pain, Praise, Sacrifice

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