Swimming against the current

Swimming against the current

  “More than sex, more than faith, even more than its usher, death, grief is unspoken, publicly ignored, except for those moments at the funeral that are over too quickly.” – Anna Quindlen Unspoken but not devoid of feeling in the hearts of those left behind. The gift of life demands that we take back [...]

Letting Go … Minimalismo!

Letting Go … Minimalismo!

"I want to live simply. I want to sit by the window when it rains and read books I’ll never be tested on. I want to paint (capture, create, commune) because I want to, not because I’ve got something to prove. I want to listen to my body, fall asleep when the moon is high [...]

Prayer, a way of life!

Prayer, a way of life!

Prayer is beyond any question the highest activity of the human soul. – Martyn Lloyd-Jones We live in a fast-paced, disruptive world and this can impede our prayer life. On days where my quiet time with God is rushed or worse omitted, I feel out of sorts and my day runs amok. The onus is [...]

Beauty for ashes

Beauty for ashes

He will give a crown of beauty for ashes, a joyous blessing instead of mourning, festive praise instead of despair. – Isaiah 61:3 In this world, we will encounter pain, loss and suffering. Not one person is exempt from trials and tribulations. As for me, adversity and suffering revealed itself to me at a tender [...]