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#farmpics #fallpics #fall2017 #farm #organic #organicfarming #sheep #photography #instagram #roshanjames Therefore, live and let live freely ❤️
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#living #art #design #freedom #faith #God #Jesus #poetry #poetrycommunity #poetrylovers #author #think #grow #meditativepoetry #meditation #mindfulness #kwawesome #writingcommunity #womenoffaith #roshanjames #bookstagram #booksofinstagram Understanding requires maturity, maturity requires the space of time and an accumulation of revelation, one at a time...
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#wisdom #reason #logic #faith #God #Jesus #poetry #poetrycommunity #poetrylovers #author #think #grow #meditativepoetry #meditation #mindfulness #kwawesome #writingcommunity #womenoffaith #roshanjames #bookstagram #booksofinstagram Deciding to walk in faith is not an easy journey. There are many days when prayers feel strangled by doubt. However, the promise and the prize of finding freedom of spirit through the redemptive love of God overcomes the uncertainty, and it is the rescue we hoped for all along ❤️ _________________________________
#freedom #light #love #hope #faith #God #Jesus #poetry #poetrycommunity #poetrylovers #author #think #grow #meditativepoetry #meditation #mindfulness #kwawesome #writingcommunity #womenoffaith #roshanjames #bookstagram #booksofinstagram Who wouldn't want to work in this space?? What a dream, @shopify 💯👌😍
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#FaithTech #hack #hackathon #innovation #tech #technology #kwawesome #events #faith #womenoffaith #menoffaith Took the kiddos to watch the @indigitous/FaithTech #hackathon in action today, and we were blown away by the architecture of the @Shopify space, as well as the projects the teams are working on this weekend!! Powerful, life-changing things are coming together through this passionate community at the intersection of #tech and #faith 🙌💖🙌
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#FaithTech #hack #innovation #tech #technology #kwawesome #events #faith #womenoffaith #menoffaith I've been stuck on repeat a few times in my life. I've wondered why I seem to encounter similar challenges, seemingly over and over and over to the point of frustration and the brink of bitterness.

Over the course of this year, I've realized that it's often my own choices, even the small seemingly-innocuous ones, that keep me stuck in places I'd prefer not to be.

A lot of it comes down to not being clear, bold or firm in communicating with people around me. Instead, I hold things in. I try not to offend people and pre-emptively compensate for how they may react to something I say. It doesn't actually serve anyone when I do that.

With that awareness, I'm trying to make different choices, and it's been interesting to see how making these small changes in communication is making a big difference in how I feel and respond overall. Yet another refining process 😊

What about you? Are there things that you find yourself going through repeatedly that you'd like to change? ❤️
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#faith #spiritualjourney #perspective #God #wellness #poetry #prose #reflection #lessons #learning #experience #purpose #poetrycommunity #think #grow #meditation #mindfulness #kwawesome #Ontario #Canada #womenoffaith #roshanjames #bookstagram #booksofinstagram Peeked in on the @indigitous / FaithTech #hackathon that started last night at the gorgeous @shopify office in #Waterloo. Really interested to see what the teams develop this weekend!
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#FaithTech #hack #latergram #innovation #tech #technology #kwawesome #events #faith #womenoffaith #menoffaith #roshanjames SO. EXCITED. 😄😄😄 Here are some pre-event pics for Innovation Talks hosted by #FaithTech at #CIGI in #Waterloo #Ontario
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#innovation #tech #technology #kwawesome #events #faith #womenoffaith #menoffaith #hackathon #roshanjames Ruffles and Chucks 👌 Ready to read some #poetry for Innovation Talks hosted by #FaithTech at #CIGI in #Waterloo tonight!!
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#kwawesome #poetryofig #roshanjames If you're seeking wholeness in life, what are you willing to let go of? What are you willing to focus on? 
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#faith #spiritualjourney #God #Jesus #holistic #wellness #poetry #reflection #lessons #learning #experience #purpose #poetrycommunity #think #grow #meditativepoetry #meditation #mindfulness #kwawesome #Ontario #Canada #qotd #womenoffaith #roshanjames #bookstagram #booksofinstagram What makes us who we are meant to be, and prepares us for our divine appointment, is mental, emotional and spiritual endurance training. This life gives us opportunities to grow every day through the circumstances we face. How have you been tested and what are your thoughts on the experience? 
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#faith #spiritualjourney #God #Jesus #poetry #reflection #lessons #learning #experience #purpose #calling #gifts #poetrycommunity #poetrylovers #author #think #grow #meditativepoetry #meditation #mindfulness #kwawesome #Ontario #Canada #womenoffaith #roshanjames #bookstagram #booksofinstagram There's this thing about him...
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#love #lovehim #heart #courage #dreams #relationships #faith #poetry #poetrycommunity #poetrylovers #author #mindfulness #kwawesome #Ontario #Canada #womenoffaith #menoffaith #roshanjames #bookstagram #booksofinstagram #wordswithkings #wordswithqueens Today, I had the honour of meeting with the team at @crossroads_media_ministry  in #Burlington and sharing my story. I also enjoyed a behind-the-scenes #studio tour of these iconic #Canadian faith-based programs: @100huntley and @context_tv hosted by @lorna_dueck. Never in a million years would I have imagined I'd be standing there, where my grandparents once sat in the early '80s. What a blessing and another milemarker along this journey!! Tomorrow night will be another epic evening, exploring the intersection of #technology and faith at Innovation Talks, and I can't wait to see how it all unfolds! 
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#faith #faithtech #spiritualjourney #God #Jesus #blessings #poetry #reflection #lessons #learning #poetrycommunity #poetrylovers #author #think #grow #meditativepoetry #meditation #mindfulness #kwawesome #Ontario #Canada #womenoffaith #roshanjames There is one thing we have the ability to do... one thing in our control on a moment by moment basis... "Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other." John 13:34 (NLT)
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#faith #spiritualjourney #God #Jesus #poetry #prose #reflection #lessons #learning #poetrycommunity #poetrylovers #author #think #grow #scripture #meditativepoetry #meditation #mindfulness #kwawesome #Ontario #Canada #womenoffaith #roshanjames #bookstagram #booksofinstagram So this is exciting... I just found out that you can get FREE delivery WORLDWIDE when you order my book through @bookdepository 😁

This includes delivery to:
- The Philippines
- Australia
- Canada
- The United States ... and MANY other countries!

Check out bookdepository.com for the list of regions, then add my book to your list.

This is perfect for those of you who have started holiday shopping already ;) http://bit.ly/RJfreedeliveryworldwide ❤️
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#spiritualjourney #faith #God #Jesus #poetry #poetrycommunity #poetrylovers #author #think #grow #meditativepoetry #meditation #mindfulness #free #freeshipping #Australia #Philippines #US #Canada #womenoffaith #roshanjames #bookstagram #booksofinstagram It's still taking time for this lesson to sink in this year, but in articulating it, I recognize how much we've been conditioned to think that God is in the rules. He is not a God of laws and regulations. He is mystery and spirit, and His plan for each of us is unique and refreshing. If you've felt weighed down by religion, it may be because "religions" are categories and systems for organizing and understanding sets of belief, and this may not resonate with what your soul needs. To truly connect with God as our source of life and love requires a commitment to a relationship, not religion. If you'd like to chat about this, please message me! 
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#infinite #faith #spiritualjourney #God #Jesus #poetry #prose #reflection #lessons #learning #poetrycommunity #poetrylovers #author #think #grow #meditativepoetry #meditation #mindfulness #kwawesome #Ontario #Canada #womenoffaith #roshanjames #bookstagram #booksofinstagram ~- (in)finite -~ Here's my first reflection of this year and this journey, in a short series I'll share with you this week...... What does your spirit crave, and where do you turn for answers?
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#infinite #faith #spiritualjourney #God #Jesus #poetry #prose #reflection #lessons #learning #poetrycommunity #poetrylovers #author #think #grow #meditativepoetry #meditation #mindfulness #kwawesome #Ontario #Canada #womenoffaith #roshanjames #bookstagram #booksofinstagram This is me today. Again, my body is telling me I need rest in mega doses between events. My sniffles turned into a full blown head cold. I decided to admit that I need to take it down a notch for a couple of days if I want to be in good working condition for Innovation Talks this Friday. While resting yesterday, I started compiling a list of what I've learned over the past few months on this book publishing journey (and yes, this counts as resting to me lol). This list does not include tips and tricks to get by in the industry (although that could make an interesting second list). This list is all about the inside stuff... digging and rooting around to find the nuggets of truth about my ongoing story and my experience of deepening my relationship with God. I'm going to share one learning a day this week, and it may roll into next week if I continue to add to the list. I look forward to hearing from you if anything on my list sounds familiar to you and what you've experienced! In the meantime, I appreciate your prayers as I recover and prep for this Friday 😊🙏❤️
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#strength #courage #prayer #faith #God #Jesus #poetry #poetrycommunity #poetrylovers #author #think #grow #meditativepoetry #meditation #mindfulness #kwawesome #Ontario #Canada #womenoffaith #roshanjames #bookstagram #booksofinstagram If you're ever unsure about how you inspire others with your courage... _________________________________
#strength #courage #prayer #faith #God #Jesus #poetry #poetrycommunity #poetrylovers #author #think #grow #meditativepoetry #meditation #mindfulness #kwawesome #Ontario #Canada #womenoffaith #roshanjames #bookstagram #booksofinstagram

From the Quill and Curio archives

Us - Let’s treasure us / In our choices
Hush - A hush of rain / Whispers cool / Between the pines
Echoes of heartbreak Still tremble at the fringes In a quivering fade
Your voice / Trips and breaks / Over your smile / Rivering into the wild / Of my favourite sounds
Soft - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, ON, Canada
Into - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
Taken - poetry by Roshan James, Wellelsey, Ontario, Canada
Piece - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
Tested - Bravery counts most / When it's tested - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
And - Our rises / And falls / Are one - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
Waited - I waited for you / In the same way / The light of day burns / To greet the night - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
Song - Whistle me a sweet song / From the mountain's air born / To the ocean's breeze blowing - by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
Joy - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
On fire - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
Choose - a poem by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
"Smoke" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
"His name" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
"Back" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
"Ease" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
"Wind" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
"Scars" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
"Blaze" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
"Shown" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
"Courage" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
"Tremble" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
"Last pieces" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
"Strange garden" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
"Time's glass walls" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
"Dream-walk" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
"Hello and goodbye" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
"Often" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
"Deeper" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
"Across" - poetry by Roshan James, Wellesley, Ontario, Canada