Only what we give away we keep Part 2

On I hike I had been surprised with the approach of a dog that approaches to be petted.  That dog did not know me but the way she/he behaves it is as if we have been friends forever.  What a great feeling bubbles up when we are greeted with a joy-full hello or sincere hi!  Is there anything better … [Read more...]

Only what we give away we keep

Our Gracious Lover through The Guiding Spirit will make sure we are provided with what we need NOT what we want. This strength comes BEFORE we need it not just when we need it. "God fits the back for the burden" is an Irish saying with which I was raised.  There is great reassurance in the fact that … [Read more...]

A paradoxical journey into… Part 2

Our Gracious Lover through The Guiding Spirit will make sure we are provided with what we need NOT what we want. This strength comes BEFORE we need it not when we need it. "God fits the back for the burden" is an Irish saying with which I was raised.  WE are surprised with the events and challenges … [Read more...]

A paradoxical journey into…

I can still remember my introduction to paradox.  When we were in grade school we were very proud to be able to repeat the following:"I went to the pictures(movies) tomorrow.  I bought a front seat in the back. I fell from the floor to the gallery, and broke a front bone in my back." (That was being … [Read more...]

Paradox, the birthing stretch Part 2

That is one thing that is getting through this hard head of mine, so many of the great spiritual truths appear to be paradoxical. "It is only when I am weak, it is then that I am strong" (Have not got the hang of that one yet. Work in progress ?) "Faith is a journey into uncertainty, not … [Read more...]