Divinity and Gender

For whenever two or more of you are gathered in His name
There is Love ~STOOKEY NOEL PAUL

The Fellowship of St Francis

Introductory note: if you’ve read more than one or two posts on this site, you may have noticed that female pronouns–she and her–are sometimes used when describing God and not male pronouns only. If you’ve been wondering why this is so, this post will go a long way towards explaining it.

If you were raised in the Church–as I was–you grew up with a definite idea that God was a dude.

You know what I mean. I think we all imaged “him” as a grandfather-type. A man, say in his 70’s, with a long gray beard and wearing a pretty spiffy robe.

A robe that looked like a cross between the one worn by your favorite priest and that awesome one that Charlton Heston was sporting when they shot The Ten Commandments.

It took a full thirty years or so for me to realize that the way I imaged God…

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Boundaries: “Stonewalling consists of  • refusal to negotiate a conflict in good faith…”

Boundaries

A Boundaries Meme Break

Boundaries: “Stonewalling consists of • refusal to negotiate a conflict in good faith; • Refusal to discuss honestly one’s motivations; • Refusal to listen to another point of view with openness; • Refusal to compromise; • Refusal to collaborate; • Refusal to support the other person’s plans; • Refusal to accept influence.”

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stress detox

The Bipolar Writer Collaborative Mental Health Blog

Hello, This is my first blog written here. So let me introduce myself real quick. My name is Rosa-Lynn and I am an occupational therapy student. Also, I have a small blog myself PrettyRose. But once in a while, I will write a blog especially for you here. For me personally, December is the busiest month of the whole year and really really stress full. That doesn’t help my anxiety.

Without noticing it, tension can build up in your body. As a result less energy and many other symptoms. So I will share some tricks you can do at home to detox yourself from stress. Which often work for me.

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SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE

People often say you have to shake the emotion away as in forgetting it. But what if real shaking works? An American dr. David Bercili he developt the Tension Release Exercise. This is based on shaking…

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THE GREATEST ACT OF GRACE — The Godly Chic Diaries

Let us forget with generosity those who cannot love us ~ Pablo Neruda Know this: Some people will not hear you regardless how much, how loud, how truthful, how loving or how profound you speak… It’s true, there will be those who cannot love you. In fact they cannot tolerate you. Your very existence bothers […] … Continue reading THE GREATEST ACT OF GRACE — The Godly Chic Diaries

Overdrawn Again? Make A Budget

Have you set a budget? Maybe that's why your funds are running  low. No, I'm not talking about money. No one has infinite resources, stop acting like you do or believing anyone else does either. Your resources are time, energy, emotional and mental health. It's all held in an account you might not have ever … Continue reading Overdrawn Again? Make A Budget