I was walking behind a very slow person on my way to work. I couldn’t get past her because the footpath (which is quite wide) was being overtaken by oncoming pedestrians intent on holding their ground, moving for no one. This happens on most days. When it upsets me, I tend to internally dialogue … Continue reading 2 minutes being right Vs a day of shame
Holy Spirit, intuition, your gut. Whatever your definition is, I learned again this week, that I have got to pay more attention to that small, still voice. I learned this when I was 20. It was pouring with rain and I was due at a temp job on the north shore. As I was stepping … Continue reading Still, small voice
If I hope that I will have a good life, that I will be healthy, that I will get the job, that everything will turn out ok. Hope seems like a good thing. To be hopeful - a positive way of being. But is it? If my hope is grounded in those hoped outcomes, what … Continue reading Hope in
Reasoning keeps us busy thinking we are doing something about our problems when in reality what it mostly does, is squeeze out the voice of God. Reasoning distracts us from the divine leading that is just a prayer away if only we would stop long enough to listen. In that stillness, there is guidance, there … Continue reading The act[ion] of reasoning
"Thank God, you're here!" You say this to the person or people who are there when you need them the most. But what about this ...? "God, you're here!" Joyce Meyer shared this statement in this short video about fear and it grabbed my attention. So I said it to myself and was overcome with … Continue reading “Thank God, you’re here!”
"Everyone's awkwardness shines a little brighter in an elevator." Sammy Rhodes from his book, This Is Awkward: How Life's Uncomfortable Moments Open the Door to Intimacy and Connection. You and I can be standing side-by-side, but because we don't know each other there is this expectation and understanding that we will ignore each other. I can … Continue reading Awkward!
In the middle of a guided meditation, our instructor asked us to think about a person in our lives whom we loved and appreciated. We were to think about all the things they do that we are grateful for, things about their personality that we admired, how they made us feel, how much they meant … Continue reading Just like you