He is taking you somewhere. He will take you there. There is so much to be said about hope. When it comes to a good reason to live it is the knowledge that goes beyond reasoning of something better up ahead. It’s a confident assurance that comes in handy when times are particularly tough. When […]Read More How You Can Look Ahead
That’s got to be quite a life. You’re born in a society where you and your people are oppressed as you’re strangers in a strange land. By some miraculous moves, you are finally liberated to pursue a life of your own. Only to discover a few moments later just as you reach a tough point […]Read More How Can You Look Ahead?
There are those gung-ho types. They decide to do something. They have that steely determination. They just get on with it and go boldly into it. There’s a lot to admire about those types of people. Having been in their company for a number of years, I have been really impressed by that capacity in […]Read More About Tentative First Steps
Allow to give a little glimpse into some of what motivates what I write about. There can be something in my mind that’s worth writing about. I’ll give it a miss for the time being and then something else will crop up that insists that what needed to be written about before, needs to be […]Read More About Searching For Something That’s Not As Far As You Think
One of the things about faith that’s very reassuring is that aspect of reaching the end of yourself. There is so much in life that gives the impression that you can do it. you can achieve it. You can put in the effort and gain so much from it. You have it within you, you […]Read More Year Three – Resurgence
When he had said this, he called out, “Anyone with ears to hear should listen and understand.” (Luke 8:8) In reporting what he had researched on the life of Jesus, Luke got in the rhythm of portraying a man who was demonstrating as He was teaching and the demonstration reinforced what was taught. Luke is writing so […]Read More Teach It Do It
When Jesus heard this, he was amazed. Turning to the crowd that was following him, he said, “I tell you, I haven’t seen faith like this in all Israel!” And when the officer’s friends returned to his house, they found the slave completely healed. (Luke 7:9-10) A centurion and a sinful woman. A foreigner and someone typically […]Read More The Soldier and the Sinner: Great Faith from Unlikely Sources