Our Dual Focus

‘The spirit of man is the lamp of the Lord, searching all his innermost parts’             Proverbs 20:27 (ESV) Sometimes we catch a hint of divine presence when we least expect it. We recall a time when God’s grace was evident, overflowing the limitations of our experience. These moments of encounter offer consolation, but they […]

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Prayer is not asking

Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life – Proverbs 4:23 ​Prayer is as simple as one might wish for. This is what I have been learning as I’ve set aside time in this season to read the writings of the ancient mystics. For me their teachings have given greater understanding and assistance to help me […]

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Everything is Grace

 ‘But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.’ 2 Peter 3:18 Very often the greatest gifts in our lives are the most unexpected. Those things that we never could have planned or crafted for ourselves, and yet seem perfectly designed for us. Recently I’ve been reading Wayne Simsic excellent book, The Inward […]

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A symphony of grace

‘But by the grace of God I am what I am.’ 1 Corinthians 15:10 (NKJV) Have you ever just wanted to take a long walk talking to God.  Seeking Him for what your desires are. Just to talk with him and tell him how you feel, what is going on in your life.  A road to […]

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Give your entire self to the pilgrimage

‘Blessed is the man whose strength is in You, whose heart is set on pilgrimage.’ (Psalm 84:5 NKJV) For as long as humans have walked, they have been on pilgrimage. There are as many reasons as there are pilgrims. And you don’t have to be religious to go on pilgrimage! The Greeks made these quests, as did the Israelites, the Mayans, and […]

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