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

Standing in grace

A simple verse and prayer for you today: “Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand.” (Romans 5:1-2) Dear Lord Jesus, Thank you that I’ve been justified – made… Continue reading Standing in grace

Life and other catastrophes · Relating to God

Tragedy doesn’t stop for Christmas

Everything feels more chaotic around Christmas – we race everywhere to buy those last-minute gifts and get to this party and that. Festive fever hits us all. This afternoon I was battling the traffic on one of the roads near me, and I saw the sign: “Christmas is for blessing – not for stressing.” Trite, I thought.… Continue reading Tragedy doesn’t stop for Christmas

Relating to God · Spiritual growth and healing

Who I really am

What do I offer this world? It’s a question that haunts many of us. We dearly long for a clear, tangible identity. The drive to be useful and necessary is strong. So much so that what we do can overwhelm the mystery of who we actually are. And when our usual ability to ‘do things’ for ourselves or others is stripped away – so often… Continue reading Who I really am