You may be familiar with the story of the 'Good Samaritan', the one about the good guy who helps his enemy by rescuing his beaten up and bloodied body out of the gutter and paying for his recovery. Do you know the backstory to this story, the brackets before and after, and the reason why Jesus… Continue reading The Call to Love our Enemies Exposes our Hearts
'Who do you say I am?' - Jesus Christ's Son-of-God status humiliated through His Son-of-man sacrifice opened the way for us to have a heavenly future worth more than any earthly thing. The big question is, what is your answer to His question?
This post is inspired by two other bloggers: Ladynicci and You Baby Me Mummy who both recently wrote lists on gratitude and beauty. I think I'm meant to showcase some new products but as I have not received any freebies I'm not feeling the love need. So instead my first impulse was to write about all my… Continue reading 10 beautiful things that make me grateful.
The 'Why' questions used to be cute. Well to a point, if I'm totally honest. I wasn't very good with the 'why' response to my tenth answer on questions about the universe and other complicated things. In those discussions I felt as if I was slipping on a downward spiral into a pit of futility.… Continue reading Wise Whys
A moment ago my sister shared the sweetest photo of her baby on a swing on our family WhatsApp group. His smile is huge, you can't help but smile back! I wanted to reach through the lense and ruffle his tufty blonde head. Our conversation quickly turned to how, as adults it's hard to reclaim that sense… Continue reading What a Divine Moment…
On Sunday morning, right at the end of the service, I was overcome with tearfilled anger towards God. During prayer another congregant was giving thanks for some of the elderly who have recently recovered from illness and surgery. It was the words "You are a God who heals" that got me. I do know He… Continue reading ‘Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable?’
There is so much in the physical world around us that illustrates spiritual truth, it's a wonder to me that it takes so long for us (me) to grasp it. Here's one: I know that no matter how much I clean my house, I will have to do it all again soon simply because humans and… Continue reading Pull yourself together, silly house!