a good friend asked. she could see that I wasn’t ok, as a good friend can when they look at your face and see you’re close to tears. is there anything I can do, she asked. I said no, not … Continue reading
My mother once told me about her frustrating attempts to teach my brother not to touch the electric socket when he was a small inquisitive boy. She even tried play acting – pretending to touch it herself and make dramatic … Continue reading
“I love the Lord , because he has heard my voice and my pleas for mercy.” I hear you, David, and I’m with you on this, but it gets even better! God loves me so much, he didn’t wait for … Continue reading
get up, he said, let’s spend some time together. this is, shockingly, how God behaves sometimes. not waiting at a distance, not sitting majestically on his throne and waiting for me to tentatively approach – no, this is the God … Continue reading
I’m not even sure I have the words. But I need to try. I need to try and articulate this thing. Even though it feels like it’s beyond words – words is all I’ve got. I keep falling short, I … Continue reading
As the Little Prince learned from the fox – if you let someone become special to you, you’ll find there’s a cost: there’s pain when they’re no longer there. And yet, what would life be without those special connections we … Continue reading
but don’t worry, I’m only going to pick on one of them today – the one that’s on my mind because of what someone said to me yesterday: a fellow Christian who made the opposite mistake from one I’m a … Continue reading
Come on in, I said, entry is free to anyone!
The cost of entry is far too high for some of us, he said.
I was talking about salvation through Jesus, but then thinking last night about this conversation I was reminded of that chocolate brownie I bought at a little bakery in Lincoln a few weeks ago. Let me take you there… Continue reading