Know Your Mantras #MicroblogMondays

know your mantras

Do you know your mantras? Mantras? What is a mantra? Mantra” (Sanskrit मंत्र) means a sacred utterance, numinous sound, or a syllable, word, phonemes, or group of words believed by some to have psychological and spiritual power. (via Wikipedia). ‘I don’t have any, I’m not religious’, you say. But we all have mantras – groups of words that we keep repeating in our minds that

Blessings In Disguise

blessings in disguise

She lost count of the sleepless nights, the pain, the confusion. Why was her love never enough?. She ranted and raved against the unfairness of it all. She couldn’t understand the workings of God’s mind. Hadn’t she put God first? Why was she being punished this way? Her questions remained unanswered, her heart remained broken. It wasn’t until she let go, did wisdom come. Then

Create Your Own Sacred Space

create sacred space

Day 2 of 31 Days of Inspiration and I get this lovely image in my inbox. I knew it was meant for me.  I decided to share it with you and ask for inspiration from you. Create Your Own Sacred Space I’m trying to settle into a routine that creates more peace and tranquility for me and for our new home. One thing I’ve been

Live And Let Live #MicroblogMondays

live and let live

Something came up in my Facebook timeline today that got writing this. It was a video of a Muslim Imam talking about why he had converted to Catholicism. There was a time when I might have been excited about this because I’m Catholic too. But now, I don’t really care. I’m sure the man had his reasons. And I hope he’s happy with his choice. There’s

The Practice

the practice

Title: The Practice: Simple Tools for Managing Stress, Finding Inner Peace, and Uncovering Happiness Author: Barb Schmidt Genre: Religion & Spirituality Publisher: HCI Books Description The mind has a way of interfering with personal happiness, often causing stress and doubt. Getting in touch with one’s inner source of peace and following its guidance over the mind’s often-unfounded concerns requires training and discipline. Knowing this truth intimately,

There But For Grace Go I

there but for grace go i

While the English Protestant Reformer, John Bradford, was imprisoned in the Tower of London, he saw a criminal being executed for his crimes, he is to have said: “There for the grace of God goes John Bradford.” “There but for grace go I” is a phrase I often say to myself when I catch myself criticizing the bad choices that  people make. I realize how