Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy—the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will … More Where do you belong?
Donate today at http://www.hopefulfilled.org
We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it.
It is always important to know when something has reached its end. Closing circles, shutting doors, finishing chapters, it doesn’t matter what we call it; what matters is to leave in the past those moments in life that are over.
Has your thinking been tainted by the spirit of this age…….. The spirit of the age is a set of ideas, beliefs, and aims that is typical of people in a particular period in history. Every age has its own thoughts, ideas, and values that influence the culture, and the “spirit of the age.” It … More Spirit of this Age
What is your natural response to someone who slaps you? Do you Slap back? The supernatural response to this is both counterintuitive and counter-reactive…… Jesus taught to turn the other cheek……. we absorb (the slap) or the sinful nature (or energy) of others and convert it into righteousness by forgiving them. Persecution becomes a catalysis … More Thank God for Opposition
Do I look up at giants from my perspective or Down on them from God’s? Stop asking what we can do……… Ask…….. What does God want done?
Michael Crichton writes the purpose of history is to explain the present – to say why the world around us is the way it is. History tells us what is important in our world, and how it came to be. It tells us what is to be ignored, or discarded. That is true power – … More Crazy Timeline……..Even Crazier Stories!
Danger lurks within spiritual growth……… learning “how” then forgetting “why” The end result……. mindlessness Spontaneity is an under appreciated dimension of spirituality Our moment to moment sensitivity to Spirit turns life into a daily adventure…..if you are in a hurry…. You will miss it
A lot of emotions have been flying around lately……… this time of the year marks the anniversary of life changing events that took place…. Hurtful, Evil Events……. Events that changed me….. changed Us. I am reviewing my old journals during those dark days……. At the end of my journal I asked myself a profound question….. … More Do you think people are doing the best they can?