Tag Archives: Lent

Kindness Check-In (Lent 2016)

It’s been a week and a half now that I’ve been trying to be kinder to myself which is my ‘Lenten practice’ this year. I feel it might be good to check in with myself, to see how my daily decisions may … Continue reading

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Collect Sun 14 Feb

Spirit of integrity, you drive us into the desert to search out your truth. Give us clarity to know what is right, and courage to reject what is merely convenient; so may we abandon the false innocence of failing to … Continue reading

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Less Comparing, More Loving

One sure-fire way of making things harder than they are: comparing myself to others. It’s been said over and over again by uncountable writers of happy-life-advice, and I tend to shrug my shoulders and say, “well, that’s part of being human, … Continue reading

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Arrival in the Desert

  Never be in a hurry. Do not expect to hear God’s word immediately on your arrival in the desert. You must wait in silence. Your whole being should be an attitude of listening. All other activities should be subordinated … Continue reading

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Coming Back to You

  It is the beginning of Lent this week, and I pray that in these forty days, I will come back to you, God. That I will turn to you again, after having been so distracted by everything that is … Continue reading

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Being Kind to Myself – (Possibly) Lent 2016

It’s so easy to forget (how) to be kind to ourselves. I feel like I need to re-learn it from time to time. I wonder if kindness could be what I “do for Lent” this year… It’s a good time … Continue reading

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Fear and Wonder

I’m having a bit of a tough day today; spending time thinking about very personal and rather painful things with my counsellor, and wondering how I will digest it all. One thing I can do is give thanks for all … Continue reading

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