Today, I made a conscious effort to look around me… to move outside my head. I chose to observe the way the leaves crunched underneath my feet, their textures creating a new sound with each step… Each one a different shade of orange or yellow, they flung themselves around me with the wind; papery, noisy…… Continue reading Today I moved outside my head and into life
God is not silent. God is not remote or distant or aloof. God speaks, and he speaks through the Living Word – the Bible. The world around us will distract us and delay our reading of it – but the Word remains powerful and life-changing as we meditate on it. As we pray over it.… Continue reading This Word will change your life
When are you most ‘in your element’? What activity, hobby or type of work makes you feel like the hours are just flying by? Ken Robinson wrote a whole book on the concept of finding ‘our element’. In it, he says: “Sometimes reaching your Element means walking away from the life you’ve known to find an environment more suited to… Continue reading When are you ‘in your element’?
“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” (Howard Thurman) I must say this quote excites me every time I read it. Doing things for the sake of what we think the world… Continue reading What makes you come alive?
I am grateful – completely and utterly – because today I make the choice to be. And I do know that ‘counting your blessings’ when everything around is crumbling can seem trite and forced. But when I truly ask God for a spirit of thankfulness… when I seek him and cry out for the ability… Continue reading I choose to be thankful