Posts from August 2017

Posts from August 2017

Musing

We were thinking on Sunday morning about the glory of God, and I mentioned the inspiration that came to Ignatius that the goal of Jesuits should be to live “Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam” (for the greater glory of God). I came across this poem written by an American Blogger Rebecca Ruiz (at http://www.ignatianspirituality.com/22204/living-ad-majorem-dei-gloriam ) and thought I’d…

Musing

I was the only one out cycling at dawn and many weaker souls wouldn’t have even ventured out on this grey morning. The mist laced my eyelashes and the fine hairs on my face, making me feel even more saintly. I felt glad to have my legs spinning the pedals and our faithful dog Eddie loping enthusiastically beside me. He suddenly started a half-hearted chase towards our old…

Musing

What a thrill this musing is to write. I’m celebrating feeling WELL and having ENERGY again! YAY! Ilam Baptist family, thank you so much for being part of this journey with me over the last 15 months. Getting sick in mid May last year, and then not recovering was so out of the blue. My body was incredibly tired all the time, my head foggy, it was a massive struggle…

Musing

I was privileged to talk through and around how we might experience God with a 13-year old this past week. It was a detailed and lengthy conversation that explored emotional versus  rational experiences of (and responses to) God, and whether one is more ‘valid’ than the other. Participating in the conversation allowed me to reflect on my own varied God-journey: from (a…

Musing

I’ve been slowly working my way through the book of Isaiah with a group of friends.  One of the things that has helped with my this journey is the understanding that large sections of Isaiah are poetry, not “predictions about the future” as we can commonly think of prophets/prophecy.  One of my friends pointed out that it’s interesting think of the…