Ponderances · Quotables

Be Thou My Vision

It's a famous hymn, it's origins dating back to Ireland some 1500 years ago. Believed to have been written by an Irish poet, St Dalian who had lost his sight and his lost vision inspired the opening line - "Be thou my vision, oh Lord of my heart." But does this hymn, this prayer have an application to us… Continue reading Be Thou My Vision

Quiet Times · Quotables · Scripture

Enter the Quiet

"Let us be silent, so that we may hear the whisper of God" (Ralph Waldo Emerson)  “His voice is the whisper after the noise” (Kalley Heiligenthal) The Lord said, “Go out and stand on the mountain in the presence of the Lord, for the Lord is about to pass by.” Then a great and powerful… Continue reading Enter the Quiet

Quiet Times · Quotables · Scripture

The Heart Pauses

“And the heart must pause to breathe” (Lord Bryon) In our fast paced and busy days we need to carve out time. Time to let our heart, our soul breathe. Time when we intentionally slow down - when we take ourselves away from our to-do lists, our phone notifications and the chatter of life. Quietness… Continue reading The Heart Pauses

Life Lessons · Quiet Times · Quotables

Tu me manques

  Apparently in French you don't say "I miss you." You say "tu me manques" which means "you are missing from me." I love that. It has so much more depth than just "I miss you." It suggests that you aren't complete without the other person. That they are of real significance to you and their absence… Continue reading Tu me manques