A pastor once said to me that starting out in ministry was the easy part. Keeping going – loving people over the years through thick and thin, and remaining passionate about the work – was much harder. You could say this about almost anything in life. It’s exciting to embark on a new adventure –… Continue reading What happens when the honeymoon is over?
When we love, we pursue truth. Are you a truth-seeker? When we love, we seek to protect others. Are you an advocate and protector of the people around you? When we love, we trust. Do you have faith in the people entrusted to you? And how do you show that faith? When we love, we… Continue reading Five things that happen when we choose love
“May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance.” (2 Thessalonians 3:5) This is Paul’s prayer for the Thessalonian church in a letter which encourages them not to veer from the truth. They, like us, are on a path of faith which takes them down many puzzling detours. We don’t always know… Continue reading Which road sign?
I’m not the world’s best driver, and my record proves it. I blame this on the ‘dreamer’ in me, who often has her head in the clouds (and not on the road). But given the diminishing points on my license, and the real risk that bad driving entails, God and I needed to have a little chat… Continue reading Fixing my eyes (on Him)