Tag: growth

Spiritual Reflection: to Nurture, Enjoy and Grow

To Nurture To nurture means to love for the long-term benefit of someone else. Nurturing another can involve conflict sometimes – for example if someone has a short-sighted view of what is good for them, we may need to offer a different perspective if we can see that their current choices are actually damaging.  Likewise, … Continue reading Spiritual Reflection: to Nurture, Enjoy and Grow

Spiritual Reflection: Silence Grows Meaning, Joy, Perspective

When I am silent I hear more. In particular, I hear more of my own thoughts, which can be both troubling and helpful.  Troubling, because not every thought that passes through our minds is a helpful thought.  Weeds and Crops Margaret Silf distinguishes between “watering the weeds” and “nourishing the crop”(1). We can spend more … Continue reading Spiritual Reflection: Silence Grows Meaning, Joy, Perspective