Remember

Remember

I am currently writing this post while eating waffles and ice cream and thanking the good Lord that I didn’t have to fast from food this past week. Now besides being insanely jealous of my breakfast you are probably also wondering how I fasted if I didn’t give up food. Our traditional view on fasting [...]

Retreat

This week was a quiet one…because it was my week of silence. This was the one discipline that I was probably most anxious about because I have almost no experience with it. However I endeavoured to give it a try anyways. I did not take a vow of silence (like Maria in The Sound of [...]

Return

worship noun The feeling or expression of reverence and adoration towards God   prayer noun a solemn request for help or expression of thanks addressed to God These are the two spiritual disciplines that I focused on this past week. While they are in fact two separate disciplines, for me they are so entwined that [...]

Refocus

This past week marked the beginning of my month long endeavour of trying out different spiritual disciplines. The first discipline that I attempted was that of meditation. The word meditation is bound to conjure up very similar images for most people… monks sitting cross legged on a stone by a river, yogis chanting “ohm” for [...]

Hello September

Today is the first day of September (okay today is the second day of September but I was going to post this yesterday but got a little distracted). Which means that fall is just 20 days away, or if you live in the dry smokey realm of Alberta where the trees are already turning colour...it [...]