when the going gets rough

I get a bit queasy on buses & boats. As long as I can keep my eyes fixed on a permanent spot, I am able to calm myself. In our daily lives, the waters can become rough with towering waves in the blink of an eye. Insecurity & doubt can rise to try and crashContinue reading “when the going gets rough”

Sunday Psalm: Ebb & Flow

The river seems too deep, God as I stand on the shore. I hear You calling my name, the one You gave me. Part of me wants to jump in while the other part remains anchored to the safety of the shore. You know the struggle I face, and You change the surface of theContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: Ebb & Flow”

let go

Yesterday morning, I had a strong impression during the church service. Our pastor was saying how much God was wanting us to go deeper with Him, and invited us to pray along those lines. In that moment, I saw a picture of myself clinging onto a buoy out at sea. The waves were high andContinue reading “let go”

under water

One of my favorite memories as a kid was being by the water. Even better, to be swimming, especially underwater. Seeing everything so clearly, removing all other distractions. Just me, underwater, awake and aware to the wonder around me. The thrill when I could first do a somersault underwater, then two in a row, thenContinue reading “under water”