Tag: Life

Lucid moments

In my lucid moments, when the mind is quietened, and the cares of this world held at bay, I know this to be true … All my fountains are in God. My essence flows from the Divine. All my fountains are in you Father God. There his no […]

Hidden in plain sight

God is not out there.God is right here now, with you in this moment. The moment you know this to be true,Is the moment of your awakening. God has been hidden in plain sight all the while. The illusionary chains of fear that have held you captive, start […]

The choice for living

Albert Einstein is reported to have said “There are only two ways to live your life.One is as though nothing is a miracle.The other is as though everything is a miracle.” I think the reality for many, including me, is that we take short intermittent vacations between both […]

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 […]

Resilience

Resilience is not about being strong-willed. Resilience is not about being stubborn. Resilience is to keep returning to your path, no matter how often you veer of course! JONATHAN – afishoutofwater.blog

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 […]

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 […]

The last enemy

They say death is the last enemy to be vanquished. I say FEAR is the last enemy. Show me a man or woman who has expelled fear in all its guises from their life, and I will show you a person free as a bird soaring high and […]

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 […]

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, […]

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. […]

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, […]

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 […]

Full-time daddy

I work a ‘9 to 5’ job, but being a dad to 6 and 7 year olds is pretty much my full time job. It is by far, the scariest, most important and demanding, yet the most rewarding job of them all. It draws on everything that I […]