I have been intending to write about this……. And I will….. Tomorrow. or the next day at least. Continue reading Procrastination
I’m trying to think of another time in my life where I’ve … Gone to church in my pajamas Got home in a microsecond Had a chat about the sermon WHILE the sermon was on Been able to go to the bathroom during the service without being embarrassed Totally avoided having to apologise for my singing. So, other then the biscuits is there a reason … Continue reading Online Sundays
A week ago I got introduced to the reality of socialising in a Coronavirus era. Our Bible Study group started using Zoom for our weekly meetings. I’ve done one or two video chats on Google Hangouts and WhatsApp but suddenly being confronted with the realisation that this was now the norm for human interaction was a shock. Look, anyone who knows me will tell you … Continue reading And Yet….
I have noticed before the passage of a river over a rock bed. As I sit watching my wife pan for gold (she does have faith, doesn’t she) in a river I watch the rapid flow bounce and swirl around the rocks. The rocks aren’t moved, they aren’t dislodged, they barely change at all. But the river still goes on.The river simply adjust it’s flow … Continue reading The River
There are days when I write from fire. There are days I write from the pit of tears. Then there are days I write as a heart desiring a soak in God. We need now, more then political statements, social updates and medical reassurances, we need a God who is here. We need hearts held by gentle hands We need fears calmed by a protective … Continue reading My Refuge in a Time of Struggle
“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”John 16:33 NIV https://john.bible/john-16-33 I have received many gifts in my life. Money, clothes, a family, many good things. I have gained joy from so many of these but I have overlooked perhaps some of the most … Continue reading Blessings of Tears
There are many words we get wrong or confused. Two of these are “Holy” and “Sacred”. Holy means perfect and complete. Without fault or lack. Sacred means set apart particularly for a divine purpose. In my life I have found little that is Holy. But Sacred? Yes, I have seen much that is sacred. The first clear moment of sacred was when I took my … Continue reading Sacrament