C.S. Lewis · Relating to God · Spiritual growth and healing · The way we are

‘We are on the outside of the world’

What delights you and draws you in? What are the things in life that take your breath away? Beauty certainly invites us – beckons us… But even the most gorgeous moment can leave us wanting. Often, just as we’ve stumbled upon ‘perfection’ and ‘ultimate happiness’, something intrudes upon it. C.S. Lewis describes our hunger for… Continue reading ‘We are on the outside of the world’

Life and other catastrophes · Relating to God · Spiritual growth and healing

Seduced by glitzy baubles and trinkets

I’ve been missing God lately. Missing his glory. I haven’t chosen very often to look for it, or allow myself to see it. I haven’t taken much time to bask in his creation, or wander through his Word… or even sit down and talk with him. I haven’t asked him questions, or allowed myself to… Continue reading Seduced by glitzy baubles and trinkets

Friendship and love · Parenthood · Relating to God · Spiritual growth and healing

Do you really see me?

‘Look at me, mum!’ This was the phrase repeated endlessly by my two children as they discovered a new adventure park the other day. The boys eagerly pressed me to observe them as they whooshed through long shiny slides, traveled high upon magnificent climbing frames and splashed through spurting water fountains. They loved to be… Continue reading Do you really see me?

Relating to God · Social justice · Spiritual growth and healing

A beautiful thing

Who are the people and things you find the most beautiful, and what is it about them that makes them so? In the celebrity world, there are certainly some strikingĀ images of beauty. There’sĀ the fresh-looking Miranda Kerr with her gorgeous cheekbones… or Penelope Cruz with her fiery energy… And Robert Pattinson if you’re a Twilight fan…… Continue reading A beautiful thing