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?
http://bible.com/111/psa.130.5.NIV What are you waiting on God for? Keep trusting in him with all your heart. His timing is perfect, and his love for you deep and everlasting. That love will see you through every season of your life.
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…”
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
Today my family found itself in the waiting room of the hospital emergency department. As it turned out our son had broken his arm falling off the monkey bars in our backyard. He required an x-ray, and then a cast was put on his right arm. It was all quite overwhelming for him at the… Continue reading The walking wounded
“Those who live according to the flesh have their minds set on what the flesh desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires.” (Romans 8:5) Dear God, In these verses you challenge me to consider where my head’s at… what my mind is ‘set… Continue reading Where’s my head at?