Relating to God · Spiritual growth and healing · The way we are

Have we shown ‘the ultimate house guest’ the door?

Some people describe coming to faith as ‘inviting Jesus into your heart’. When I was younger I found this hard to picture. What does it mean to have God himself reside inside of us? Does he – Father, Son, and Holy Spirit – actually take up residence in our bodies when we start believing in… Continue reading Have we shown ‘the ultimate house guest’ the door?

Life and other catastrophes · Psychology and mental health · Relating to God · Spiritual growth and healing

“Little we see in nature…”

Young children often respond to the world around them with a natural sense of wonder and awe, with delight in new discoveries. We can easily lose this sense of wonder as the world, in another sense of that word, closes in around us… Wordsworth wrote: “The world is too much with us; late and soon, Getting and… Continue reading “Little we see in nature…”

Friendship and love · Relating to God

Love on purpose

Valentine’s Day produces a range of reactions. Just like other widely celebrated occasions, it can bring joy, heartache or indifference, depending on a person’s current ‘status’ or life situation. Rather than letting our emotions dictate our lives, let’s remember to keep on loving others actively and purposely. Christ gives us the strength to love, and… Continue reading Love on purpose