The Secret to Freedom: Stand Still But Don’t Look Back

I want to shout out a secret to authentic interior freedom, a secret which will go against every fiber of your being. The answer to every crisis, every threat you will face in your life on earth is to stand still and trust. Easier said than done. As sinful humans, we are wired to fight…… Continue reading The Secret to Freedom: Stand Still But Don’t Look Back

Standing in the Centre of the Universe

I am living in a fantasy when I see myself as the centre of the universe, viewing everything as it circles around me. As believers, we sing and recite prayers that proclaim that God is the centre of all but our psychological make-up screams the exact opposite. I view people, events, history and yes even…… Continue reading Standing in the Centre of the Universe

Small Success Thursday: Crocheting to Freedom with Prayer

There is nothing better than fashioning something out of nothing. I crochet in the car with my husband driving into the city, at meetings, waiting for appointments, waiting for other people’s appointments, during boring sporting events, and during after dinner conversations. In short, I crochet while I am waiting.Crocheting is relaxing because it occupies my…… Continue reading Small Success Thursday: Crocheting to Freedom with Prayer

Thriving By Surrendering

As every mother knows, a newborn takes at least eight hours a day to nurse, burp, rock and comfort, bathe and change. Then a mother must wash loads of clothes which tend to get covered in vomit, and other nasty surprises.  The lack of sleep leads to a rather narrow existence where the best days…… Continue reading Thriving By Surrendering

Living Like a Worker Ant

Consider the life of an ant. Not a queen ant, a worker ant.Ants scurry about, eyes trained on the ground in front of them, hauling loads of food that are bigger than they are. They are completely oblivious to the world around them, fixated solely their own tiny society. Often this narrow viewpoint leads to…… Continue reading Living Like a Worker Ant

Small Success Thursday: Not A Sweet, Pious Story

Let’s celebrate our successes and support one another. Share your small successes and cheer for the others! The success, that I want to share with this group this week affects every aspect of my day-to-day routine.  I am not speaking theoretically or expounding on tradition, nor is this account some sweet,  pious story; my experience…… Continue reading Small Success Thursday: Not A Sweet, Pious Story