Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

My Story 10 – my Eureka Moment

After my turning point moment when I experienced God’s loving acceptance, I felt that my first priority was to find a church. God had other ideas: ‘Look after your family and your new baby, I’ll find you a church.’ And … Continue reading

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My Story 8 – WHY? part II.

In my last post in this series I explained three reasons why God came when he did: thankfulness, obedience and welcoming. [ https://delemares.wordpress.com/2012/10/10/my-story-7-why-why-did-god-come-when-he-did/ ] God has shown me three more reasons (there could be many more). 1) Just because: that’s just … Continue reading

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In his book ‘Words of Spirituality’ Enzo Bianchi writes, ‘in Buddism, it is through attention that one reaches a penetrating vision of reality, a way of seeing, what the desert fathers and the Christian tradition have called diorasis (seeing in…

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The Emerging Butterfly – Soul Fast Update 1a

To bring these posts into synch, I’m updating days 4 & 5 and week 1 as a whole. Days 4 & 5 of week 1 focus on Commitment and Patience; Preparing and Loosing. ‘At the end of this 40 day … Continue reading

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Physician heal thyself: treasure in jars of clay – Soul Fast update 1

Whilst writing this blog, I’m very conscious that I need to be putting the skills into practice in my own life. That is why I’m following the 40 day Soul Fast: to put my own house in order. The main … Continue reading

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Biblical Meditation 1

I encourage everyone to read the Bible. Just read it, like any book, from cover to cover, whole books and chapters at a time. Study the Bible. Read commentaries. Find out who wrote each book, when, in what circumstances, ask … Continue reading

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