Category Archives: Hermit Ponderings

This and That: Projects and Thoughts

I have been laid up with a neck injury, and prior to that was busy making some Valentine pillow cases for little ones. Note:  A little boy much prefers sharks to Snoopy Heart  fabric! Plus, I was practicing the harp … Continue reading

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Be Yourself (in God’s will)

Being oneself is always a challenge, for most of us may not really know ourselves well enough to be that which God has created!  For one reality always remains: Our selves are constantly evolving.  Yes, God works with us throughout … Continue reading

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Hermit Life and Lore: Pages Being Developed

For awhile now I’ve pondered developing two new “Pages” in which I’d share thoughts and information on two hermit topics. Some of you may not know much about actual hermit life, today.  Wh0 is a hermit…and why?  Where does a … Continue reading

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Life Is Good the World Is Beautiful People Are Loving

Joyful Hermit reflects upon a time period in which the last of the children had left home.  A time of challenge followed.  The hermit vocation was fairly early in its development, and Joyful was not so joyful in the perceived … Continue reading

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Doing the Best with What We’ve Got Left

Sometimes Joyful Hermit feels a little guilty that God has provided so much good in my life.  It is sad that there are so many people in the world who have not enough food to eat, or not the best … Continue reading

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Joyful Presentation with Purpose

Someone ordered 18 Joyful Hermit Hermits.  Is taking them to her parish sewing group for a little something different snack.  Since Joyful Hermit prays while baking and packaging each order, prayer concerns are given: health of some of the older … Continue reading

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Cycles of Joy

Is it possible to have joy always, even amidst pain, suffering, darkness and downturns? Yes. But we must understand that there are two perspectives of joy.  One is the temporal view and experience of joy, and the other is the … Continue reading

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Think, See and Do Differently

Not all people think alike, nor do they see or do in the same way.  Hermits themselves lovingly march to a different drumbeat.  Among hermits there are differences in how they perceive and exist in degrees of temporal or mystical. … Continue reading

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