Month: September 2021

Unfollow Fear

Finding Your Passion

I love this quote from Nelson Mandela: “There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” ‘Playing small’ is choosing to stay comfortable and safe in order to avoid the risk of failure, embarrasment or disappointment. As a…
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Love is the Answer; Not Loving Answers

The longer I’ve been a Christian, the more I wonder:  is our faith centred on love, or on having answers?  Sometimes in church, we can get to a place where our doctrines/beliefs replace our faith.  We stop searching, stop learning, stop growing.  Instead, we dig our doctrinal trenches and settle in to defend them.  I…
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Finding Wonder

Are you still finding wonder?  Wonder is a feeling of awe caused by something beautiful, unexpected, unfamiliar or unexplainable.  The baby fox you see in the picture was a moment of wonder for me.  It is a rare gift to see a baby fox, let alone photograph one. I see my own wonder in her…
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A close up of a person's green eye, with all the tiny details of the iris and pupil. There is a reflection of the eyelashes seen on the upper part of the iris, as well as the refection of blue sky in the upper right corner. The title above reads 'we become what we behold'

We Become What We Behold

Do you remember that little Sunday song, “Oh be careful little eyes what you see?”  In the last couple of years, the wisdom of that song has come to mean a lot more to me. There is so much darkness in the world, and in these tumultuous times it’s so easy to lose our hope.…
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