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A Retreat on Centering Prayer

Good Evening, God! This week I am blessed to be going to a Centering Prayer Retreat at Saint Anthony’s Retreat House in the Kalihi Valley.  I’m being trained to be a presenter.  But, as they say:  To teach is to

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Posted in being a Slow Learner, being together in a compassionate presence, breathing in Your Spirit, Centering Prayer, Cherishing our Bodies, respect, setting my life in context, Silence, Stillness

Reproduction and the Election

Good Morning, God! I know that some of my Christian sisters are hearing from Trump supporters: ”GET OUT AND VOTE SO WE CAN TAKE BACK OUR COUNTRY.”  I guess to them that means NO MORE LEGAL ABORTIONS. Trump is offering

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Posted in Compassion, connecting, LOVE, respect

A glance at the ocean — and at my life

I’m a very fortunate person, on many fronts. I am thankful! And yes, God. I remember: those to whom much is given, from them much is required.

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Posted in appreciation, beauty, connecting, gratitude, respect, Responding, responsibility, stopping to see, thankfulness

The gift of the right word

As it happens, Bullies are close to the top of my “despise” list. So, I guess, I should have suspected I was harboring a Bullying Spirit down in my Shadow Self.

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Posted in connecting, family visits, Heal Us Now, hearing myself, Helpful Hards, humility, Repentance

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

Water Lilies and Punahou Reunions

people got up and shared — some stories were funny and some were sad but all were kind. There was a lovely sense of respect and appreciation for each person who had left us.

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Posted in being together in a compassionate presence, Belonging to each other, Celebrations, Sharing

A String Bass, Mellow Music and Respect

Ah, yes. There is our “assignment” — to be so full of hope that we are asked about the reason for it.

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Posted in hope, Music, respect

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