Freedom calls


My cry is ‘Freedom!’My quest is re-Union! I refuse to be defined by the past.I will not be limited by circumstances.Fear and doubt will not have the last say. I refuse to journey back in time to past grievances, offences or perceived slights. I will spread my wings and fly high. I will soar on … Continue reading Freedom calls

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

Diversions and delays


Don’t worry. Don’t fret when life and circumstances beyond your control, divert you off course. Don’t lose sleep when compelled to take a U-turn. Trust in a benevolent and coherent Universe that holds the blueprint and works together for your ultimate good. Be flexible. Bend when you have to.When the pressure eases, resume your course. … Continue reading Diversions and delays

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

True peace


The natural mind wants all the facts and circumstances aligned perfectly before resting in peace. But as soon as the mind perceives a change to the situation …this transient peace evaporates! I am left exhausted by the many peaks and throughs of this transient, illusionary peace. I yearn for true peace. Authentic, consistent and true.The … Continue reading True peace

Life’s building block


I know this to be true … Whilst fear may motivate me to act ‘right’, only love will truly transform me. Nothing built on a foundation of fear truly lasts or bears fruit. Love is the eternal and foundational building block for ALL that endures. that includes me, my life, my dreams and my aspirations. … Continue reading Life’s building block

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

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