Living – not Just Existing

I promised several weeks ago, to give you some practical ways to get yourself out of “mere existence” mode and  into living. I feel a little strange offering how-tos on something that is largely a product of Divine-human interaction. That’s why last week’s post became Continue reading Living – not Just Existing

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Prime Your Ability to Connect – 6 Ways to be Human

In a recent post I talked about how important it is for me to choose to Live this life I’ve been given, not just to exist.  Foundational to the ability to Live is our ability to connect.  Life Continue reading Prime Your Ability to Connect – 6 Ways to be Human

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As A Man Thinks In His Heart, So Is He

Really, it’s all about selfishness, self-centredness.

Proverbs 23:7 says, “…for as a man thinks in his heart, so is he.”

Okay, so I was all set to wax eloquent about how it’s important to balance rational thought with one’s emotions, love others as we love ourselves, and other Continue reading As A Man Thinks In His Heart, So Is He

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Life in the Eternal Embrace

 Note: This post is one of several articles written to expand upon what appears as stark statements in my recent book "Shalom Path:Journey of the Heart."

When you read the phrase, “Eternal Embrace” how do you feel? Stifled? Longing?  Content?  I suppose your reaction says a lot about where you are in your life journey.

Swallowed by the Blob

I spent enough time in my younger days, struggling to have enough space to breathe. Back then, the concept of an embrace meant suffocation.  I strongly Continue reading Life in the Eternal Embrace

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Shalom Is More Than “Peace”

My book, Shalom Path: Journey of the Heartis based on the rich meanings behind the Hebrew word transliterated as “Shalom.” Since I am not a Hebrew scholar, I would welcome the insights and experiences of those of you who have a history of living with  this word. Please feel free to add your comments below. Continue reading Shalom Is More Than “Peace”

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Comforting Yourself – 7 Steps

 Note: This post is one of several articles written to expand upon what appears as stark statements in my recent book "Shalom Path:Journey of the Heart."

“Sometimes I feel like a motherless child”

                    - Traditional Negro Spiritual

The Adult Child

Have you ever felt like a child, even though you’re a fully grown adult? Are there times you feel

  • like you’re crying inside?
  • like a scared child with nowhere safe to go?
  • like an ashamed child but you don’t know why?
  • like you’re trapped without a way out?

We all feel this way at times.

When we were children and we felt hurt, frightened, ashamed or trapped, we Continue reading Comforting Yourself – 7 Steps

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