It's funny how bad news has a way of bringing back old habits. How it can turn back the clock and bring us back to a faith we thought we had outgrown. One we thought we had left behind, as if it were a snakeskin that we could shed. But we never really leave behind … Continue reading Old familiar ways
Prayer of Faith
This morning some things spilled out of my pen as I was taking some time for myself. Something I had not done in quite some time. This prayer/poem is about what we base our faith on; and how we decide whether to trust a God who makes no guarantees. Dear God, So much to live … Continue reading Prayer of Faith
Let me share a song with you, one that will challenge you and may give you eyes to see.
Hope can Lament
What is hope these days? What makes is different from positivity, optimism or even wishful thinking.
Do you want to know why deconstructing faith is so popular among millennials? Here I offer my reflection, by linking this trend to the big questions we are asking, on race, gender, history and truth.
Seeing The Beginning
This morning I attended a beautiful church service, that marked a new beginning in many ways. Summer is over, a new season is starting, kids are moving on to new youth groups and small groups will be coming back. I could not be more excited, I have missed church activities. To mark this new beginning … Continue reading Seeing The Beginning
The Lord’s Prayer – My Way
Just like the title suggests, I have paraphrased the Lord's Prayer. It had lost most of its meaning to me, due to familiarity. So perhaps you can gather some inspiration from this, to spice up your own prayer-life. God knows mine could use some. Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come, Your will … Continue reading The Lord’s Prayer – My Way
The Resurrection Question
I was working on my resume the other day, and one of the things I put on there is that I have a desire to understand how things work. I am often asking Why? How? What? Why does it happen like that?, why could it not go like this? Why is that important, how does … Continue reading The Resurrection Question