Tuesday, February 19, 2019

When I write I make discoveries about my feelings.

'Seeking the Shalom of the City’

(My favourite book of all time, by John Powell, 
has a title on the front cover and
the real/FULL  title on the back cover 
FRONT::   ‘Why am I afraid to tell you who I am.. ’
BACK::     ‘…because if I tell you who I am, and you don’t like who I am, that is all I have’ )
So I will use the same idea.

FRONT:: 'Seeking the Shalom of the City’
BACK::   ‘..and in it’s Shalom I will find my own Shalom’.
WHY? Shalom is a Hebrew word which translators into English have used the word ‘Peace’.
Shalom means much more than peace, quietness, no wars etc..
It is about wholeness - completeness - spiritually, relationally, socially, pshycoligically, emotionally, between women and men, between nations and creeds …… and more.
This next book is about how I have, and still do, yearn, stumble, fumble, stammer and strive to be a Shalom maker in all places & contexts. I believe that we find wholeness ONLY as we seek wholeness beyond ourselves.
It reminds me of the Mandela Quotation. 
“I don’t win or fail. - I win or learn”.


Over to you now.
What would be the title of your LIFE STORY?
And WHY?

I hope you will challenged and respond - 
you are beautiful