“Listen to me, you descendants of Jacob, all the remnant of the people of Israel, you whom I have upheld since your birth, and have carried since you were born. Even to your old age […]
I always get a thrill of joy when I read John 1:9-13, particularly verses 12 & 13. The true light, which gives light to everyone, was coming into the world. He was in the world, […]
About a year ago I wrote about decluttering my life of old stuff, dreams and ambitions. This task has become an iterative one – after clearing out one layer of clutter I find more underneath […]
Do limits annoy you? Do you wish you had more money, time, brains or beauty? Consider that perhaps limits on our lives may serve a good purpose.
After many cycles of spiritual growth and dryness in my own life, I have learned the value of ‘banking’ spiritual graces.
Living in New Zealand, we have our seasons at the opposite time of year to northern hemisphere folks. This is most obvious at Christmas when we are eating salads, having barbecues and going to the […]
The prophets were not receiving texts from God on their iPhones but they still endured boring lunches, feeling tired, squabbling kids and in-laws just as we do
I recently read a blog post by Micha Boyett in which she wrote: …Maybe the sad people have been given a gift to see the world as it really is. And when we see the […]
On Wednesday I wrote about repentance, today I’m looking at forgiveness. Repenting from sin and turning to God holds the promise of forgiveness of sin as Peter preached in Acts 3:19. Being restored to a […]