Exhausted? Overwhelmed? Beaten down by fatigue? I know I have been, and those that I work with certainly are too. Here are 3 simple steps to climb your way out... ------------ HOW DID WE GET HERE? We’re creatures that need purpose and a sense of direction. Our worlds have been turned upside down for the last 18 … Continue reading turn the tide on fatigue
The theme that kept leaping out at me today was "gentleness". In my reflection of Luke 7:36-50, Jesus' own gentleness was on full display as he used a parable to help Simon the Pharisee better understand why the woman's behaviour (who was washing Jesus' feet with her tears) was nothing to be judged over - … Continue reading be gentle
"Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who treat you badly." - Jesus (Luke 6: 27-28) There are some people who behave in a way that makes us wonder, "do they really deserve this? Will it do any good?" Sadly, our world today contains … Continue reading love anyway
"How happy are you who are poor; yours is the Kingdom of God." - Jesus (Luke 6: 17-26) No one embodied this more than St. Francis of Assisi. By doing away with all possessions - embracing being "poor" in the most literal sense, his joy was unquestioned. His was the Kingdom of God while living … Continue reading generosity & trust
In my morning reading and prayer today, Jesus connected the dots between two important themes that I needed to hear, and want to share. Have CONFIDENCE in HimHave HOPE for what He has in store for us Let's start with CONFIDENCE. Several of the different readings and reflections I had today pointed to Jesus' authority … Continue reading confidence and hope
This is a time of great disobedience. Perhaps the greatest level of disobedience this world has seen. The level of sin and indifference to God (even hatred towards God) is hard to process for those of us who know better and it's easy to fall into the trap of wondering where God is in all … Continue reading all is not lost.