Image by kordula vahle from Pixabay I walk the dog along the beach almost every day except weekends. The reason I don't do weekends is that the population is too high on the beach at these times. I enjoy an empty sandy shore with little people about it because I love the silence gained from … Continue reading An Encounter With A Walking Saint On The Beach
I'm having a hard time. I feel as if I've been run over by a Lorry. Today had been the worst of my mental anguish. I had sweaty palms and shaking all over. I like to call it the spiritual Influenza. "It will pass" I tell myself. "It only has to run its course and … Continue reading Mental And Physical Suffering
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay What is Dark Psychology? It sounds like we are in a mental movie of Star Wars and we've went from the rebellion to the dark side. Yes, you've heard about Pink Floyds dark side of the moon but what about the dark side of the mind? It sounds a … Continue reading Can Christians Practice Dark Psychology?
When I woke up this morning, I asked myself, "What will I do with my life?" And there, right from my bed, I found the answer. Image by Khusen Rustamov from Pixabay The ceiling said to me: You can reach high places Image by StockSnap from Pixabay The window said to me: Observe and enjoy … Continue reading 7 Positive Things That Spoke To Me This Morning
Most of us view freedom as being at liberty to speak, work, live, and move around the world. We often envisage being free as a life by the blue oceans on a Greek island somewhere like the famous Santorini. Soaking up the sun while a waiter brings us an ice cold beer is every persons idea of what freedom looks like, right?
In this post I want to explore the idea that we are often handed liberty by God but refuse to take it. We once possessed a great love for God, but overtime it dwindled because our failures became overwhelming. I use a scene from Star Wars in which Luke takes his old light saber from … Continue reading Saying No To Grace And Being Content To Suffer
Feeling a little blue lately? Has somebody told you that you need to do something about it? Medication, workout and getting some exercise are good tips to relieve the depression, right? But did you discover that even with medication and all the burpees and sit ups in the world you're still depressed? Well have I … Continue reading How To Overcome Your Depression
You can do all the Zen eastern meditation you want. You can go to Church and beg for a release from the things that irritate you, but guess what? Sometimes, we are just never going to be released from them. Usually I'm a pretty quiet person but there are some things that bring the devil … Continue reading Here Are The Five Little Things That Irritate All Of Us
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay The capacity to maintain one's individuality in a world immersed in groupthink is becoming more prevalent in this day and age, yet still the oldest trait in the book. You've made so many, friends. Their friendship becomes so essential to you that you're willing to sacrifice truth to maintain … Continue reading How To Maintain Your Individuality In A World Of Groupthink
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay Introducing John I knew Johns name because a priest had greeted him some days before. John just appeared out of nowhere one day. He attended daily Mass every day and would come half an hour before it like myself to spend time in prayer often accompanied by a rosary. He was known to … Continue reading Why Mentally Disabled John Wasn’t So Disabled After all