Tag: Spirit

True religion

Religion is not an end in itself. I have come to understand that the ultimate goal of true religion is the death of (ego) self and awakening of the true Self in the image and likeness of God. When this goal is achieved, religion has served its purpose […]

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 […]

Faith to quit

Sometimes it takes faith to quit the race,to swim against the tide of coventional wisdom. Sometimes it takes faith to step off the pitch,to walk away from the game; and refuse to play by the old rules. Caught up in striving and trying to succeed. We work hard, […]

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 […]

My heart testifies

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Father, I am human now.

“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 […]