Tag: Self

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 […]

Trust the process

Have you ever placed an order with Amazon (or some other online service) that arrives in separate packages on different days? Sometimes, not all the items in your order are ready, and so they are despatched as they become available. Similarly, in my journey, I find that sometimes […]

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 […]

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. […]

Be still and know

The answers are all inside. Turn 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. The nature of God; his seed is within you. God’s wisdom and presence is within you. Your […]

What if?

What if I am exactly who I’m meant to be?What if I’m doing exactly what I’m meant to do? What if I have exactly what I’m meant to have?What if I’m exactly where I’m meant to be? What if where and who I am right now is not […]

Grace speaks

Grace says ‘it is well’Do not listen to the fearful and insecure mind.Do not accept its judgements and accusations. The ego mind does not build you up, It only pulls you down. Even when it appears to build you up, it is only temporal and illusionary.The ego mind […]

I am not ..

I am not the feelings. I am not the sensations. I am not the thoughts nor perceptions. I am not the bodily functions and processes. I Am that which lives, moves and has Being, Identity, Purpose and Consciousness in God, Father of my beginnings. Acts 17:28 For in […]

A dose of compassion

Half a day into my first working day of the New Year, and my mind is already fried! As other pilgrims on the journey of life have found, old habits die hard. The serenity, peace and illumination from gazing inward to the light of the Father these past […]