Careful for nothing


The saying goes that the best things in life give themselves for free. They are not received through effort, striving or desire. We get the most out of life when we stop making demands of it. When we step into the flow of life, the currents and tides bring us the best it offers … … Continue reading Careful for nothing

This little light of mine


I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision. Acts 26:19 Walk true to the measure of light that you have been given.Work with what you have received. Grace and Providence will serve up the next, when you are ready. Don’t run with another’s dream, values or beliefs. Draw instead from the deep wells within you. … Continue reading This little light of mine

Finding your rhythm


Return to me, child. Return to your centre. Move at your own determined pace. March to the beat of your own inner pacemaker. Pick up your pace from the inside out; not outside in. Resist the temptation to give up your peace for anxious energy, in pursuit of legitimate goals and activities. Look out for … Continue reading Finding your rhythm

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

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

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

Prayer is listening


Prayer is not so much about making requests; the Father knows our needs before we ask. Prayer is about going quiet and turning inwards. The Kingdom of God is within, and therefore so are all the answers too. True prayer is to draw from the rivers of living waters that reside within you. The Father … Continue reading Prayer is listening

Be still and know


The answers are all inside. urn inside to fish them out. Become quiet and commune with God to discover his goodness and nature within. The love of God is deep within. he nature of God; his seed is within you. God’s wisdom, od’s presence is within you. Your Father would have you give him our … Continue reading Be still and know

A fish out of water


About the blog. afishoutofwater.blog is an exploration of life and spirituality (Christian and otherwise). Dad, Husband, Writer are some labels I wear, amongst others. Above all, and for most of my conscious life, a fish out of water best describes the clash of worlds between the life on the inside of me, and what I … Continue reading A fish out of water