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Everyday Life

Wealth, death and loss

If I invest myself into the wealth of this world then death will be loss of everything I live for.

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Blogging

An ordinary Christian

There are many, many days that I question why I blog. I read the blogs of some very talented people – great writers, who lead more interesting lives and seem to walk much closer to Jesus than I do. Many of these folks have suffered much, travelled, served Christ and overcome obstacles beyond my comprehension. […]

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Blogging

Digging for bedrock

Learning to dig for the bedrock of Christ and writing from that foundation about the messy details of life.

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General

Practical biblical advice for despair

When we are hungry, angry, lonely, tired or any combination of the four, our actions, reactions, and choices can be coloured by how we are feeling.

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Everyday Life Work

Shift work is biblical

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

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General

Baby steps

Last year my Bible reading went out the window. This was an effect of depression, not the cause, but it did not help. It took huge effort to read even a single chapter, an effort I often could not summon in the midst of depression.

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General

Rock bottom

What I am aiming for is to be a better person. Not perfect, not even ‘the best’, just better than I am now.

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Blogging

Is there room for another Christian blog?

The primary goal of this blog is to be an encouragement.