I need your help, God again and again I need to be more… loving, gracious patient, kind you know the sort of stuff… Yes, I know. And you know the answer. The answer doesn’t change. The answer is always the … Continue reading
I stand before the cross of Christ
Or… no, I can’t. I have no right.
I have no right to stand here, free
When he, the holy one, has died – for me!
I bow before the cross of Christ
And weep my thanks
His blood poured out in love for me
His body hanging on that tree
It leaves me with nothing
Nothing to say except
And I’m sorry
And thank you.
What else can I say
Beware those Bible verses that start with Beware of the Scribes/the Pharisees – when Jesus is pointing out those other people’s faults, there’s a pretty good chance that you’ll find he’s also pointing a finger at you. Because, guess what, … Continue reading
I was in church this morning – which is a wonder in itself: I’m a night owl, and getting up early enough to be there by 10.30 is a huge challenge! I desperately needed a nap when I got home, … Continue reading
There’s an old Jewish joke about a man who was stranded for years on a desert island. When he’s finally rescued, he gives his rescuers a guided tour before getting into the boat. He proudly shows them the hut he … Continue reading
This one is for churchgoers, especially those who are sincerely seeking to follow Jesus for real. That’s where I was at for a long time – for 12 frustrating years I was trying… I hadn’t grown up on this stuff. … Continue reading
When people hear I don’t celebrate Christmas, they often assume it’s because I’m Jewish. Which is kind of interesting, considering I’m perfectly ok with doing stuff that Jewish people are known for not doing: worshipping Jesus, for example… or being … Continue reading
Just finished reading Reflection by Diane Chamberlain Excellent, but… It’s very well written, the characters are totally real and the plot twists are well paced, the story flows really well – my only problem is that I can’t, as we’re … Continue reading