Two steps forward


Do you sometimes feel like the quest for your true self and the realisation of your dreams and all you know to be True, is a journey of two steps forward and one step backwards? I do. Truth be told, this happens more often than ‘sometimes’ and not always just one step backwards. Perhaps you … Continue reading Two steps forward

When betrayal is good


Judas Iscariot has gone down in infamy as the ultimate betrayer, thanks to Christian tradition and gospel accounts, Apparently, he sold out Jesus by giving up his location to the authorities for 30 pieces of silver. The close friend and confidant who had shared meals with Jesus from the same plate and table, gave him … Continue reading When betrayal is good

Daddy mastermind


Daily home life is about answering a million questions when you are dad to a 6 and 7 year old. They come programmed with inquisitive and enquiring minds that refuse to be satisfied with bland standard answers! You have to be super creative and on your game to come out tops! From ‘how do babies … Continue reading Daddy mastermind

Truth known, not spoken.


When I was younger, I relished the debate.I would gleefully jump into the fray.Keen to make or prove my point, Eager to show or prove the errors of their ways or beliefs, I would verbally wrestle and reason with acquaintances, friends and family. I am older and hopefully wiser now.I have come to see the … Continue reading Truth known, not spoken.

Faith beyond Euphoria


After the euphoria of the mountain peak experience has faded away into the mists of time … I am left holding unto faith in the character and commitment of One who set me on this quest. Have faith. The Universe is your Sponsor. Everything around you conspires in harmony and synchronicity … … to awaken … Continue reading Faith beyond Euphoria

Back to basics


I am a construct. When I can deconstruct that construct, then will I find myself, my power; there I will find God. JONATHAN – afishoutofwater.blog Like a man wearing several layers of clothing that become a weight and a burden, I have acquired a lifetime of stored labels, stories, experiences, perceptions, values, beliefs and judgements. … Continue reading Back to basics

Feelings lie


My feelings and emotions can be very strong and real in the moment that I experience them. However, though very real indeed, often these feelings are not truthful. Feelings lie. I should know. I have been led halfway up the garden path and abandoned by them, more times than I care to recall. I have … Continue reading Feelings lie

Seeing the unseen


I have a body and experience the world through the fives senses of smell, taste, sight, hearing and touch. From the moment I wake up in the morning, my senses are bombarded with information that entices me into believing that this is the only reality. It is not. FAITH is the bridge over which I … Continue reading Seeing the unseen

Tyranny of choice


Each day presents an opportunity for despair or hope.ach day presents a choice to believe my eyes or to believe my heart; A choice between the seen or unseen.A choice between the limited or unlimited. Which will it be today? Grace or works?Miracles or drudgery?Spirit or might?Love or hate? Come up higher child, to the … Continue reading Tyranny of choice

Life in the flow


Miracles not magic. God is experienced. God is relationship and personal. In the words of Richard Rohr, it is the Divine Dance. Grace not works. The race is not always to the fastest, smartest or most qualified. Lean on God. Lean into God. Spirit not might. Your substance, your essence is not of things seen … Continue reading Life in the flow