It’s almost as though God knows I need reminders of grace all the time. Today is the birthday of the firstborn child God blessed us with. Deborah Christina turns 13 years old today. It’s a marvel, it’s a wonder, it’s miracle, it’s an exhibit of God’s grace. I don’t know how my Dad saw me […]Read More A Grace Exhibit – Deborah The Firstborn
Interestingly it took me a while to remember it was a new month, but when I was at work yesterday, I was baffled as to how things weren’t recognised as being in December. Odd. Yet here we are a brand new month and the final month of the year 2017. Ahhhhh this is the time […]Read More November Remembered: A Dryden Update
So the other day I celebrated my birthday. To be fair, it was the longest birthday of my life. Most birthdays I’ve had last for a day – which is kinda what the point is meant to be. On this occasion, though, it felt as though my birthday lasted an entire week. This was largely […]Read More He Is Forever Faithful
There is a saying in the culture that life begins at 40. My initial reaction to that was, obviously no one was paying attention to what had been going on in the previous 39 years. Getting over that reaction, I then moved on to consider the question: if that is the case, where do I […]Read More Now Where Do I Begin?
This Psalm right here is a great song to remember that you are not as self-reliant, independent, self-sufficient and all that which you like to believe from time to time. Indeed this Psalm right here blatantly acknowledges that bad though things might appear, not only could it be a lot worse but it would have […]Read More Psalm 124 – If It Had Not Been …
It is very difficult for me to read this Psalm. Very difficult. It’s difficult because to read of someone who knows what it is to be rescued and so express this great love for God reminds me of what God has rescued me from. The darkness of depression, the despair of feeling worthless, the delusion […]Read More Psalm 116 – A Very Good Reason to Love Him
My friend asked me if I was going to say anything, I shook my head. Eventually he got up and shared an aspect of his testimony and he simply gave thanks for being redeemed. It had a powerful impact on the listeners. It had a powerful impact on me. He knew where he had been […]Read More Psalm 107 – Stories of the Redeemed