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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

Beauty, Awe and Self Care

Somehow, God, all these years I equated Self Care with Selfishness. But, it belongs under Personal Responsibility! The Bible clearly tells us to love our neighbor as we love ourselves. But, we tend to focus on OTHERS FIRST — and often ONLY — not realizing that order doesn’t work long-term.

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Posted in awareness, beauty, Cherishing our Bodies, connecting, loving myself, relaxation

Bromeliads, Microbes, and Nourishment

Not like a Major Illness. Just a Nudge reminding me of my Mortality . . . need for self care . . . and an awareness of my Impermanent but Lovely Body.

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Posted in accepting my authority to set limits, acknowledging my need for prayer, Centering Prayer, healing, humility

A Restful Vacation and a Return of Hope

Hope isn’t so much hoping for something as it is a general pervasive buoyancy.

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Posted in hope, Humility or Needing Help!, responsibility, rest, Rethinking

A Matter of Focus

More . . . the yearning for MORE does get us in trouble, doesn’t it

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Posted in choices, Compassion, health

Self Care / Self Respect

my unconscious credo was: Needing Help is Failing. Asking for Help is Cheating

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Posted in hope, humility, web of life

Self-Care — I’m Adding Self-Stretching

So, I’m adding to self-indulgence and self-discipline a new category — Self-Stretching!

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Posted in learning, self care as maintenance, Self-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