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
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
Love pursues with reckless abandonin his quest for your heart! GRACE is a Big Spender! when it comes to giving all to reawaken your love for her. God will not be denied!The Universe and everything in it … conspires and colludes to bring you back safely to rest on her bossom. Hence .. In faith … Continue reading Reckless abandon
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 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.
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 gliding joyfully with the currents. Fear causes … Continue reading The last enemy
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
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
As a mirror reflects the rays of the noonday sun, so our hearts reflect back to God the very love the Father has for us. In the midst of trial, disappointments and my own failings, that still small voice in my heart testifies ‘I am my beloved’s and He is mine’. I am assurred that … Continue reading My heart testifies
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
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 have, and everything that I am. It … Continue reading Full-time daddy
God’s truth never changed. God’s essence and intent has always been the same. However, my capacity to grasp the meaning and depth of His truth is progressive. It is a journey of awakening. Take ‘God is love’ for instance. My capacity to grasp and understand this timeless truth continues to evolve over time. The song … Continue reading Layers of truth.
Lost and without hope; Love lifted me. Utterly cast down with low self-esteem; Love lifted me. Scared and insecure; Love lifted me. Disillusioned and without direction; Love lifted me. Buried under a weight of guilt and condemnation; Love lifted me. LOVE LIFTED ME! ife testimony summarised in three words! The service and good works credited to this life; Love lifted me. The good reports and reputation; Love lifted me. … Continue reading Love lifted me.
“Father, I am human now. I trust you.” This was probably the first prayer I uttered as spirit, at the event of my human birth. I became human at the point when I was clothed with a body mind, dropping into this limited clouded view that is human existence. The prayer is a statement of … Continue reading Father, I am human now.