Bible quotes · Friendship and love · Life and other catastrophes · Psychology and mental health · Spiritual growth and healing · The way we are

How to truly do good

What does it mean to do good to all people? What does it mean in our everyday life? I might be stating the obvious, but doing good starts with intending good towards others. Doing good starts with a posture of love – a willingness to value the people around you, starting with the individual you’ve… Continue reading How to truly do good

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

Proud? Bitter? Just look up…

Bitter people believe life’s dealt them a bad hand. They resent their problems and experience inner turmoil. They compare their lives constantly and believe others have it so much better. Proud people want everyone to know how successful they are. They turn their – or their family’s – achievements into a daily news bulletin on… Continue reading Proud? Bitter? Just look up…

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

Life tips from Romans

God often calls us to visit, and re-visit, a passage of scripture until it ‘sits well’ with us. Until we’ve absorbed it. This week I was moved to reflect on a section which is full of practical wisdom for living a life of love. Romans 12:9-18 contains a list of ‘top tips’ from the writer,… Continue reading Life tips from Romans

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

He breaks through chains…

My eyes rested on my bed-side Bible. Christmas lunch was over – stomach and heart satisfied. It’d been a good day… I picked up the familiar book and stumbled onto Psalm 107: “ Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever…” Yes, this one fit my mood and feeling. I felt like giving praise to… Continue reading He breaks through chains…