Friendship and love · Life and other catastrophes · Relating to God · Spiritual growth and healing · The way we are

Sorry to bother you, God…

I was talking with some friends recently about the way we approach God. Some described how, at times, they have felt the need to apologise to God for bothering him – as if he was too busy to possibly handle the requests and demands of all his children. I guess this is one of the… Continue reading Sorry to bother you, God…

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

Prayers for life’s battlefield

What battle are you fighting today? Before things get out of hand, it’s important to arm ourselves well. When I’m feeling vulnerable spiritually, I pray the words below, based on Isaiah 54:17. “No weapon formed against me shall prosper, and every tongue which rises against me in judgment I will condemn. This is my heritage… Continue reading Prayers for life’s battlefield

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