Because Of You

You are amazing. When I see you and realise what a difference you’ve made in my life, it is the reason why I have to say you are amazing. You give me a reason to live. You do this by example – showing me the life that you live and how I can live it […]

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A List of Acknowledgements

who would be on your list of acknowledgements? A group of us was looking at what Paul of Tarsus wrote about in the final part of his letter to the church in Rome. The list of names there was quite something. It wasn’t even exhaustive. For all the names he wanted to be remembered and […]

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Have You Returned?

“Didn’t I heal ten men? Where are the other nine? Has no one returned to give glory to God except this foreigner?” (Luke 17:17-18) He was passing by. They called out to Him for help. He sent them to some other people. They left and got what they were looking for on the way. He helped […]

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Perspective and Thanksgiving

We were talking about the progress she has made since she arrived in the country. What tended to happen was she would mention something and I would help her appreciate just how much more there was to the experience that helped to shape how she’s grown in those years. Sometimes it is in looking at […]

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He Is Forever Faithful

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 […]

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Now Where Do I Begin?

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 […]

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