Bearing Our Cross

“O you souls who wish to go on with so much safety and consolation, if you knew how pleasing to God is suffering and how much it helps in acquiring other good things, you would never seek consolation in anything; but you would rather look upon it as a great happiness to bear the Cross…

The Equation

I’ve been trying to pour myself into healthy thoughts, healthy habits. An attempt to cure the constant anxiety. I’ve found a little respite throughout the day, but night time is hard. This morning I woke up. Showered. Enjoyed a coffee. And as I checked up on my social media, I found inspiration; an equation that…

Turning to God

As it has become apparent to anyone who has read my last blog post, the old pattern of my life has changed completely. I am reminded of a book written by Neale Donald Walsch called, “When everything Changes; Change Everything”. Though I didn’t read that book in its entirety, the title alone makes clear the…

What a broken heart can see

Devastation. There is no other word to describe how I feel. Even the most lofty ideas and well meaning intentions need to be followed up with demonstration; a resonate behavior. Over the course of the last 2 weeks, my exterior life has begun to mirror the turmoil that was existent in my inner world of…

The Emergent Christian Lexicon

Over the last couple of years, I have grown to appreciate and even adore Christian Worship music. It was not a genre of music I have ever liked, even when my comfort level of Christianity began to increase. I experienced the language of mainstream Christianity through a conditioned lens, not yet transformed enough to re-work…

Gratitude and Reality

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all others.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero Richest Blessings to all of my readers. If you are Canadian, I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and that the long weekend was a fruitful one. Obviously, the theme of thankfulness and gratitude have been present…

Scripture and The Evolving Mind

I just finished watching an absolutely wonderful movie called “Come Sunday“, which is a movie about internationally-renowned pastor Carlton Pearson, who has a crisis of faith when he receives guidance from God that contradicts scripture and puts him at odds with his church and his future as a minister. I don’t intend on giving away spoilers…