Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures

Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures

Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures Archives

Still I Pray…


An Overheard Prayer

In my office, answering mail, adding to the list for the day, I hear my neighbor and his father under my second story window. “Do you have everything you need for the tests, Dad?” I couldn’t hear his answer. “Is […]


Gardening Is Prayer


Love Letter.

Who Walks Ahead of You?

A Prayer When Uncertain

A Prayer With A Thank You

Dear God, You know my Heart.  You know my Needs. You know my Ways. My prayers are often framed as a mirror. A prayer not to remind You but to reflect to me the many Promises you grace me with. […]

Remember to Pray…

A Prayer in the Midst of Chaos and Political Divides

Dear God, As I hold in my hand this next, small, utterly unexpected miracle, I know whom to thank. Thank You. Thank you for all the ways that you bless my life, soul, heart, view and being. Thank you for […]

Masaru Emoto’s prayer for the Fukushima Nuclear Plant,

Dr. Masaru Emoto is calling for a Water Ceremony for Japan ( which is really for the whole world)– this Thursday. See below. Day and Time: March 31st, 2011 (Thursday) 12:00 noon in each time zone Please say the following […]

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Overwhelm kicks in when the "everything" is considered in the context of getting it all done. The penchant for expressing our worth  by how busy we are has woven itself into the fabric of our culture. Our worth as a human begins by virtue  ...

posted 12:34:45pm Jun. 15, 2015 | read full post »

I Saw My "Shadow" At The Store
I am often in a hurry.  I try to be mindful as I hurry, but still, it's a hurry-up-and-get-the-next-thing-done kind of hurry. And I have lots of "next things." When that hurry-ness combines with anxiety, or concern, or just plain 'ole  tired ...

posted 6:38:58pm Jun. 03, 2015 | read full post »

The Creative Conspiracy on Whidbey Island, WA

posted 3:38:54pm May. 11, 2015 | read full post »

Creative Retreat with Mary Anne Radmacher and friends

posted 3:37:27pm May. 11, 2015 | read full post »

Rarely do I share book reviews here, and yet this book prompted me to do so. If you are in need of a curriculum for a young person or a jumpstart at retirement, this book is that.  If you are looking for fresh ideas to lift your creative ...

posted 12:31:12pm Apr. 16, 2015 | read full post »


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