From a journal entry dated 2 November 2010. Sometimes God speaks to me in my own words. God gave me a heart of compassion that is open to be imprinted by life, open to love and being loved. A child’s heart that never loses that implicit trust that young children have A child’s heart that yearns to love and be loved. He also gave me a sound and intelligent mind that seeks truth and goodness above all. A mind that recognises truth, […]
A friend recently quoted me this: “When we walk to the edge of all the light we have and take the step into the darkness of the unknown, we must believe that one of two things will happen. There will be something solid for us to stand on or we will be taught to fly.” – Patrick Overton There may have been a time when I agreed fully with Mr. Overton. I don’t anymore. Why? Because God’s deliverance just doesn’t nicely fit […]
I hope you never fear those mountains in the distance Never settle for the path of least resistance Livin’ might mean takin’ chances, but they’re worth takin’ Lovin’ might be a mistake, but it’s worth makin’ I hope you dance, Ann, I hope you dance. [Lee Ann Womack – I Hope You Dance]
I’m terrified. I know.
How few there are who accept failure and weakness, who are content to see themselves on the ground and to be found there by others.
What does it say about the state of my soul when your love burns me like fire? Your kisses crucify me and your embrace send me into agony. It is not God’s will that a soul be disturbed by anything or suffer trials, for if one suffers trials in the adversities of the world it is because of a weakness in virtue. The perfect soul rejoices in what afflicts the imperfect one. – St John of the Cross I am afflicted, Lord. […]