What to do with….Emotions

“If we were not so single-minded about keeping our lives moving and for once could do nothing, perhaps a huge silence might interrupt this sadness of never understanding ourselves…” Pablo Neruda I am a verbal processor. Words are my catharsis, the doorway through which I express my emotions. I talk about things that bother me,…

Transitions part II

The last time I wrote about transitions, I wrote it on the “before” side of some major changes that were coming my way. Changes I had prayed for and planned for as best as I could. Now that I’m on the “after” side of them….I’ve learnt a few things, which I’d like to share with…

Transitions

I’m baaaaaack!!! **** Hey y’all. It’s good to be back here after a much needed break. How are you? How are you doing? Before we get into this week’s post, I want to say this: to anyone who is being triggered by the heartbreaking news coming from South Africa, I am sending you all the…

Rest…

I am writing this, tired as hell. (The older I get, the more I appreciate rest.) Here’s the thing…I’m one of those people who’s always on the move. Always busy, trying to get things done. Making time to rest is a thing I have to remind myself to do, something I have to be intentional…

Forgive….Part II

This week, I’d like to keep my promise and write about what I’ve learnt about forgiveness. So I’ll dive right into it…. ***** First of all, forgiveness isn’t so much about setting the other person free as it is about setting yourself free. To forgive is to set a prisoner free, and discover that the…

Forgive….

Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. Colossians 3:13 You know how some things you get in theory, and other things you don’t fully understand until you live through them? Forgiveness has fallen in the latter category for me. I…

Hope doesn’t disappoint….or does it?

But that’s not all! Even in times of trouble we have a joyful confidence, knowing that our pressures will develop in us patient endurance. And patient endurance will refine our character, and proven character leads us back to hope. And this hope is not a disappointing fantasy, because we can now experience the endless love…