‘I pray that your love will overflow more and more’ – Philippians 1:9 NLT Our family enjoys walking, however many times we do not plan well. We end up walking further than we had planned with little or no provision. Time and time again we plan to go on a short walk and walk a […]Read More Prayer is about nothing if not love
‘Your commands are my chart and guide. I long for your instructions more than I can tell.’ (Psalm 119:19-20 TLB) Recently, I came across a quote from Paul Tillich, a Lutheran Protestant […]Read More Where are we pointing the bow of the ship?
‘Behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.’ Matthew 28:20 ESV Behold – It’s a word that is a little archaic, but I wonder that as we journey with Christ, beholding may need to be reinstated in common everyday language, at least among Christians. It’s a word that for me has taken […]Read More Beholding
With you is the fountain of life; in your light we see light – Psalm 36:9 Everyone is unique. We all have distinctive personalities, diverse gifts, different values, particular beliefs – even among people who hold the same spiritual traditions. As a result of our diversity the inward call – that call or encounter with God […]Read More Disturbance of the Equilibrium
‘Wake up, wake up, O Zion! Clothe yourself with strength’ Isaiah 52:1 NLT It has been said that we become closer to God when God discovers Himself in us. In other words, when God’s longing for us connects with our longing or God, we enter the deeper life in Christ. All that remains is for us […]Read More Is God Sending You a Wake-up Call
‘I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received’ – Ephesians 4:1 What does it mean to have a call? If we roll that question over in our mind; perhaps there’s more to it than what we see. Perhaps you think of a call as a quest to which a person dedicates his […]Read More A call implies a caller
“He made known to us the mystery of his will according to his good pleasure ” Ephesians 1 :9 Life is filled with mystery. Nature itself is a mystery. We see this all around us and in our own lives. It takes many forms, all related to the mystery of our very existence. Though he […]Read More The mysteries of life are our teacher