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The Beauty of Food and Family

Good Day, God! THANK YOU! Our daughters are here with us! Here to celebrate my wonderful husband Kit’s 81st birthday! That alone is reason enough to rejoice. How truly marvelous it is, God, to have beloved daughters who are, in addition,

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Posted in connecting

The joy and challenges of coming home

It is Hard to fail and fall and flail around — and yet return to the fight. Of course, God. We also have to include periods of re-evaluation. We must come to You for redirection . . . as well as renewal. After all, to repent means to Turn Around.

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Posted in a series of molts and upgrades, accepting my ability to REDESIGN, accepting my need for help, being a Slow Learner, Changing, Cherishing our Bodies, choices, choosing HARD, connecting

Learning vs Changing

I am struck, God, by the difference between adding vastly enjoyable information to my mind and the effort of changing my behavior — for example, jogging regularly.

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Posted in Changing, changing who I want to become, Cherishing our Bodies, choices, choosing HARD, connecting

Apple, My Grandson, and Learning

Use it or loose it sounds a lot different to me now that it did 30 years ago.

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Posted in Belonging to each other, connecting, Families, family visits, gratitude, learning

Hidden Doorways — Waiting . . .

In a way, God, we all live in “Gated Communities” where we live lives voluntarily constrained and limited. If we were contained by the Ten Commandments and the Golden Rule that might be one thing. But, as for me, I seem to be constrained mostly by low expectations — I like to call it sloth — but, it’s more that I lack vision as to what LIFE can be.

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Posted in Abundant Life, Art, Becoming FRESH from God's Hand, connecting, Growth Opportunities

A HUGE LOVE GIFT from my wonderful husband

My wonderful husband Kit gave me a HUGE Love Gift this morning when he agreed not to finish the Honolulu Marathon. I met him at mile 16 — right by our home

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Posted in living within limits, LOVE, Marathons, relationships, so much to learn, Stress, tenacity, The difficulty of changing

Making the Most of Home and Failures

True, God, she has heard me say that before . . . but I think it was Winston Churchill who defined Success as “Going from one failure to the next with undiminished enthusiasm.”

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Posted in growing toward up, Praise, Sacrifice, so much to learn

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Brené Brown

chatting and sometimes, listening

Rachel Naomi Remen

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A Moment with God

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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