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It’s Just a Closer Walk With God - Sharon Rest Haas


It’s Just a Closer Walk With God - Sharon Rest Haas

I’ve been on this walk for many, many years.


Sometimes I took detours, sometimes I fell down, ran into seemingly dead ends, and sometimes I danced this road. See, for me, the “Making of a Professional Practitioner” was not a career choice, or a new goal; rather my life’s winding road opened to follow this road…..


IT’S JUST A CLOSER WALK WITH GOD


While from the outside my life looks more or less the same, changes indeed have transpired. When I wake up in the morning, there is gratitude. I am grateful when the dog bounces happy greeting so full of joy, the coffee smells inviting as I head for my prayer chair and sit a for a bit to hear the fountains’ flow, the sweet little birds dipping in for their morning ablutions, I smile.I guess I see God more in it all, in people and things…


IT’S JUST A CLOSER WALK WITH GOD


Yes, that pretty much sums it up. As I walk, do I still fall down, take an interesting turn, find myself in a round a bout looking for the way out? Yes, I guess I do. But this time I have a reliable compass. One that companions me always. And these past years I have deepened my trust in this compass knowing my connection is forever, open to my ever expanding acceptance and grateful for it all.


How funny that after my Father died one of the things I have of his hanging on the mirror of my car is his compass. As I write this I smile. It was my Papa who said to me from the other side, after his passing, “There is only love, sweetie, that’s all there is.” I shall keep those words as my compass in my heart and let that lead my way, for truly…


IT IS JUST A CLOSER WALK WITH GOD

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