Tag Archives: waiting

Atishoo – A Tissue?

I’m at home with a cold (hello autumn!), Went out to do some necessary shopping. Good to get some fresh air (it’s just a little too fresh at the moment). Anyhow. Apart from seeing a whole fleet of fire trucks … Continue reading

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Daily Riches: Don’t Try Harder (John Ortberg and Richard Rohr)

Originally posted on Richer By Far:
“When you stretch, you don’t make it happen simply by trying harder. You must let go and let gravity do its work. You give permission, opening yourself to another, greater force. This is not…

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I Ask Where Home Is

  I ask where home is/ and you answer/ Here with me/ you even handed me the keys/ and while you wait/ with the table prepared/ candles lighted/ slow steam rising with tantalising scents/ flowers to draw the eye in … Continue reading

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Where Are We…

…on the whole religious life discernment thinking? While I am still sifting through all the things that come up to tell me it’s all nonsense and don’t I have anything better to do – no, nothing’s changed. I still want … Continue reading

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Rambling. About the Religious Life. And Relationships. And the Ark. And Stuff.

Generally, people do think it’s crazy when they hear I’m praying and pondering about the religious life as a possible (or even likely?) future for myself. Understandably. The things I would give up on for this.  And yes, I’m very … Continue reading

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I AM

[S]he says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” (Psalm 46:10)   Don’t worry. My kingdom does come. And I move. I work. There is no obstacle that … Continue reading

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It is not so easy to fall and keep still…

I’m struggling at the moment, anxiety has been on higher levels again these last months, and today it felt particularly difficult. Be still… I don’t know how to trust. God help my unbelief. You know how I feel. You know … Continue reading

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Be Still

I have returned from a week’s silent retreat in Wales, and to be still is what I am to do… Let God do the work now. I’ve done all I could. Trust, let go, and fall… God is there already. … Continue reading

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Serving Without Fear

…is that where we are? Are we enabled to “serve him without fear”, have we been led into the “path of peace” (Luke 1:74 and 79)? And if that’s not how we feel, does that mean that where we’re serving … Continue reading

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Let there be light…

I’m waiting impatiently for spring. Yes, it’s slightly optimistic to be impatient already but I can’t help it. I want to be properly healthy again for a change – which kinda means warm and dry… I want to come home … Continue reading

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