The Celts and Advent

Counter-intuitive as it may be for those of a particularly rigid faith, I marvel at the way ancient, pagan traditions can bring unexpected and quietly powerful meaning into the celebration of many Christian rituals. And it makes sense that this is so. Pre-dating most of today’s Christian holidays, early pagan practices are actually at the [...]

seek me and find me | I Sing Because I’m Free

When I was in my early 30’s, I experienced something life-changing.  I had been going to church steadily for a couple of years, and was doing my best to be a “good” person. But I found myself in a place of complete discontentment.  Everything looked perfect from the outside, but inside, I felt like the [...]

Remainder 3rd week of Lent March2017

I apologise for being tardy with my Lenten links but have not been at all well this week and have hardly been online at all. Here are the links up until Saturday. 2 Third Wednesday of Lent: Cultivate a Peaceful Heart “Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets; [...]

Battling the Mirror

One of the biggest misconceptions about anorexia and eating disorders, is that the girls (or boys) are incredibly vain. That they’re stuck on themselves, obsessed with their looks, and fatally preoccupied with beauty. Source: Battling the Mirror

“Your most powerful…” | SHUT THAT NEGATIVE NOISE OFF! (AND FIND YOUR JOY IN LIFE)

“Your most powerful…" ”Your most powerful reality is the one you cannot see.”©Emma Ortega Negrete Children of God;All too often, we get discouraged by what we see in the natural realm instead of focusing on the power of the spiritual realm. In the spiritual realm, you have abundance in every area of your life (John [...]

Waiting – yes I know it’s May

It has been an interesting experience walking through my local shopping complex, in recent months. Weeks ago – as far back as October – there appeared, in one of the Supermarkets, shelf upon shelf, aisle upon aisle of Christmas fare. You name it, it was there – hams…puddings…tarts…Christmas Chocolates… and so on it went; every [...]