Sometimes my brain starts spinning and I begin to beat myself up internally. I start to think about all the things that I have done wrong or times that I have hurt people, deliberately or not. I think of being face-to-face with God and just lowering my head in shame because of missed opportunities. As … Continue reading What If?
I consider myself a spiritual person. I do belong to a specific religion, and while I believe in its Creed, I also see serious flaws in the establishment. I think of it as one of my vehicles to God, not my only one. And I respect all religions that teach love and peace. I have … Continue reading Some Things are to Remain as Mysteries
It is no wonder that so much of the world has no use for God. Many of the things that we value in this world, money, power, ambition, strength, have no place in God’s world. Our God is a God of opposites. Here are a few examples: ‘Blessed are the poor, the meek, those who … Continue reading God’s World of Opposites
The other day a mosquito landed on me. I thought, ugh, I can’t believe they are out already! And then the thought occurred to me, ‘why would God ever create mosquitos? They are such pests!’ And then I chuckled because I had a hazelnut moment (Julian of Norwich – but not so profound). I thought … Continue reading Mosquitos and God
Ok, so here is my dilemma, and I know that I am not the only one out there that feels this way. I worry And then, I remember that Scripture says, “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life…….” (Matt 6 :25) and so, I stop worrying and I trust and then … Continue reading Worry
God is so much more than the boxes that we put Him/Her in! I grow so tired of those who try to define God. After all, the Pharisees thought that they knew God, they certainly knew all the rules! And we see how Jesus blew them up. God is bigger than our thoughts, definitions, explanations, descriptions and … Continue reading Please don’t limit my God
Did you ever have a blue day? A day when a painful memory resurfaces and you start to slide down the slippery slope of self-pity? Well, that was today! Old feelings creep into the psyche and before you know it, you are sinking into deep waters…..and, no one is hurt by this wallowing but YOU! … Continue reading A Blue Day