Names and Shapes

Recently I was challenged about the language I use. I must confess, from time to time, to suit my particular sense of humour I can be rather pedantic about the semantics. Someone will say something and I will look for any opportunity to take what’s been said down a different avenue. The other person might […]

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Protect Them

Why did they need protection? There is a prayer in which Jesus asked God to do something for His disciples. Protect them. Jesus did a good job keeping all those that were given to Him except for the one that was destined for destruction. They believed in Him and He took them to be His […]

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About An Understanding

There is real vulnerability in understanding someone else’s point of view. Vulnerable because there’s an element of leaving what is comfortable to you, to enter into something that is far more comfortable for someone else. That probably explains why in some conversations it’s easier to ‘connect’ with what someone is saying by talking about what’s […]

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About Freedom To Serve

Seeing my daughters get into their teenage years is an interesting experience. By daughters, I mainly refer to the first two, the second of whom will hit those years at her next birthday. It’s interesting watching them because they’re good girls on the whole (as a number of parents are honour bound to say). Yet […]

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About An Ensemble Piece

Ten years ago two films were released that would have a significant impact on the movies. One was Iron Man and the other was The Dark Knight. I happen to enjoy both films thoroughly. I prefer one to the other, but both of them are very enjoyable movies in my view. The two films were […]

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About Intolerable Mediocrity

Perfectionism is not healthy. It can blind us to beauty in the simple. It dulls the taste for the glorious in life that can be found in the flawed. Where scenes can evoke euphoria and lighten the load of life, the aura of perfectionism can rob people of that joy. In getting rid of perfectionism, […]

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