***Warning*** The following is a work of artistic endeavour, and private meditation by me only. It is not an actual conversation between one person and God and not supernatural. It is being used in the form of a parable/story to illustrate a lesson or point. Love Me - A Story By Stephen Mc Elligott about … Continue reading What Does God Want From Us?
Image by Thanks for your Like • donations welcome from Pixabay A DARK FEW DAYS The last few days have been very dark for me. I go through specific periods where I become fed up of religion altogether. An incredible indifference towards the Church, priests, laity and prayer or going to Mass washes over me. … Continue reading I’m Becoming Tired Of Religion
My grandfather had a friend in World War II who was crossing a river in Japan. His friend was a great violinist, and my grandfather great at the harmonica. They would sing and play their instruments around the campfire, such as their joy for their music. One day, as they journeyed across a deep river in the jungle, a choice for his friend arose.
I've discovered something about nature that I don't really see others take notice of. Nature is itself an open book of wisdom left to us by God. Through the movement of the world, seasonal changes, there is a lesson the Lord leaves each one of us.
Image by Andrew Martin from Pixabay Everyone has their little after death wish, don't they? I'd like to buried at sea during the morning sunrise. I'd love for nothing more than "I did it my way" played at my funeral. Please bury me wrapped in the duvet I spent knitting for 80 years of my life. … Continue reading How Would You Like To Be Remembered When You Die?
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay I hear this almost on a bi-weekly basis either in my close contact with relations or in comment sections of news articles. Many years ago, my brother-in-law brought up this topic on our way home from the airport. He's not very sympathetic to religion, but he would ask questions. I … Continue reading I’m A Good Person, I Don’t Need Church
Image by John Hain from Pixabay Mindfulness is an incredibly popular practise among westerners. Having rejected their Christian heritage and identity, they look to fill the void with cheap spirituality that makes no demands of them. You can enjoy the benefits of Yoga, Mindfulness, tarot cards and Chrystal's without having to change who you are … Continue reading Is Mindfulness Making Us Sick?