Is my heart really open? Or are there barriers in me that I don’t know about?
I was walking back in to Starbucks after a bathroom break when I was greeted by this view. I felt my heart […]
From Prayer: Another picture that our Lord loves to use is that of the shepherd who goes out to look for the sheep that is lost (Matthew 18:12). So long as we imagine that it is we who have to look for God, then we must often lose heart. But it is the other way about: he is looking for us. And so we can afford to recognize that very often we are not looking for God; far from it, we are in full […]
I don’t have a whole heart to love God with. That was a realisation I made a couple of years ago. I […]
Who are you, God, and who am I? For so long I have not had an accurate view of who I am. I see what I wish to see; I see what isn’t there but which I want to be there; I see through other’s eyes (or what I think they see). I see more than I am and less than I am. I could never be confident or sure of any opinion about myself unless someone else affirmed it. I was […]
There comes a time in life when we will give thanks not only for the things that hold us together, but for the […]
My first thought in 2015 was the word “Listen.” It was whispered into my consciousness as I was still stirring awake. Listen. […]