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 […]Read More About An Understanding
A man was complaining about not having any shoes and then someone pointed to someone who didn’t have any feet. The sentiment is understood. Don’t complain, there is always someone in worse condition that you. Aspects of the thinking are more than in order. Before we complain about anything, it is a good practice to […]Read More About People Being Worse Off Than You
He really knows what He’s doing. No one person has the complete picture of Him, but we all have access to Him in His fullness. If each of us looks to the other to listen and understand. If we seek to listen and not have to give the benefit of our opinion. If we listen […]Read More About Grace in the Gathering: For His Glory
One of the things I find remarkable about life is how at times of challenge and tumult, the right person can emerge to help out. That person won’t be there all the time, indeed they could be on the scene for a few moments or an otherwise short period of time. Yet their presence and […]Read More He’s Got Just The Person
This post is in no way designed to demean the plight of those suffering from the material definition of poverty. It is not a pleasant scenario being strapped for cash. When you have cultivated a way of life within limited means and even those resources get short, it can be very difficult indeed. I have […]Read More A Different View On Poverty
Tax collectors and other notorious sinners often came to listen to Jesus teach. This made the Pharisees and teachers of religious law complain that he was associating with such sinful people—even eating with them! (Luke 15:1-2) Aren’t we making our way home? The setting sees certain religious observers critiquing Jesus for the people that He hung […]Read More Are All Sons Lost?
You may not have had this experience for a number of reasons, but look to sympathise with that boy. When it’s time, a number of the boys will go out to play football and it will first be time to pick the sides. Two captains will get to pick one boy each until the sides […]Read More That Boy – Quite The Choice