I just looked back at my recent posts and found that I am usually quiet and thoughtful yet positive writer. Today…. not as much. but maybe that’s okay. Today I look at the screen and I am lost. I have been filled with news of spikes in contaminations, death tolls and second waves. I am aware of isolation and the drain of routines disrupted. I … Continue reading Stuck
In this time of self-isolation we must make sacrifices and I am more than aware and willing to do my part. The schools will need to close and you need to Home-School: Certainly, In fact the time with my family will only make us stronger. The Parks will need to close: That’s fine, we can spend the time doing bushwalking and doing more exercise. There … Continue reading Stoicism in Hard Times
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….
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