What Inspires Us
What moves us closer to God ~ What causes something to stir inside
Gives us pause ~ Brings a smile or a tear
Moves us toward the incarnational beings we are created to be
I find that walking the labyrinth slowly and prayerfully is a time of experiencing God's presence; reminding me that the Living Presence is with me through all of life's twists and turns. It is often a time of opening to new insights and has been very helpful in times of discernment.
I honour the place in you that
Is the same in me.
I honour the place in you where
The whole universe resides.
I honour the place in you
Of love, of light, of peace and of truth
I honor the place in you
that is the same in me.
There is but one
I have learned so much about living by witnessing the ways of creation and I especially love trees. Seeing how trees grow and change and live, how God created a tree to be a tree, teaches me how to live as time brings the changing seasons of life. This wonderful book unfolds so many mysteries and miracles of the life of trees and I understand better how God created me to be me!
Nature, what I think of as God's first Bible, draws me closer to the Divine. On this bicycle rest stop, I notice radiant beauty, movement, and connection in everything. It is helpful for me to take this kind of time.
I am inspired by mountains and meditation. The mountains remind me that I am small and, knowing that, I can let go of my need for control. When I meditate, I remind myself to sit tall and steady like a mountain.