Celebrating "Spring"

Sep 22

Celebrating "Spring"

So it’s been a long journey from religious habit to heart-relationship with God. We’re certainly not at our final destination yet, but I imagine that will only happen when I’m no longer here on planet earth! 🙂 But good things are happening. I find myself now able to turn to God more naturally, in conversation. I am starting to hunger for His...

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A Baptist, Celtic, Wanna-be-Nun

Sep 10

A Baptist, Celtic, Wanna-be-Nun

My own ethnic heritage is Welsh/English. My maternal Grandparents were immigrants from Wales, met here in Canada, married, and raised their family here.   My paternal Grandparents were from the Birmingham area in England and came to Canada several generations ago. I never thought much about my heritage until I married my Belfast boy.  I became fascinated with the...

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Living Without the Law

Jul 16

Living Without the Law

I continue my journey to learn to walk with God without the trappings and burdens of religion.  I haven’t shared much of the spiritual side of my journey lately, so I thought I’d give you a quick update! One of the many books I’m working through is (Living in the Kingdom of God Where) Grace Rules by Steve McVey.  Again, it’s about living in...

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To be (validated) or not to be (validated)

Jun 18

To be (validated) or not to be (validated)

Lately I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about who I really am. I’ve spent my whole life trying to be “seen” as if I was afraid of being nobody if I weren’t seen in a big way by somebody. Many of the truly poor decisions of my life have been made as a result of my need to be recognized, affirmed, and validated. My platform for most of...

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Faith and Health

Jun 11

Faith and Health

Further to my “notes and quotes” post of last Friday on the book Younger Next Year for Women: Live Strong, Fit, and Sexy – Until You’re 80 and Beyond I wanted to add one more important point the authors make about staying young and healthy.  This is regarding faith: People who search for meaning in their lives and their experiences survive...

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Weight Loss Results

May 10

Get your own graph at skinnyr So this is what I’m learning: Health and wellness take focus.  With the addition of a part time job to my already hectic schedule, I am feeling overwhelmed and a little stressed.  The first thing to go are my health goals.  Silly.  I actually need my health to deal with the stress! Most importantly I’m needing to find a...

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