Posts filed under: Inspiration

Joanna. One of the Devoted.

They left their families, communities and villages. Walking away from the familiar into the unknown and the unforeseen. As they responded to Jesus’ invitation, “Come. Follow me…” Joanna chose to...

Anna, the Prophetess: Her Message of Expectant Faith

She waited.    And waited.    And waited. She was ever attentive and watchful. Year, after year, after year. Her capacity to wait stemmed from her unshakeable faith in God and his...

A Response to Divine Grace

The woman is never identified by name. She doesn’t speak a word. She is simply referred to as “a woman in the city, who was a sinner.” While the exact...

The Most Loyal Companion

When I was a little girl the neighbour asked my family if we would take care of their dog Sammy whilst they were away for the weekend. My Mother agreed...

Why does a Good God Allow Good People to Suffer?

I have been intrigued with why a good God allows good people to suffer. So recently I chose to study the Book of Job as one of my required Old...

Rest for the Weary Soul

My weary soul yearns for stillness. To find soul rest. Some respite from this relentlessly chaotic, turbulent, uncertain time. Where every day we are being bombarded with news and events...

We are to be the Light in This World

“You are burning lamps who the Lord has established on his sacred mountain to illuminate the darkness of the world by your word and example.” Elisabeth of Schonau, wrote this...

beautiful, inexplicable, unconventional Creation

He challenged Job and his companions, “Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation? Who marked off its dimensions? Surely you know!” (Job 38:) And as He speaks out...

Writing our Stories

When our boys were little they treasured our story times. Especially after dinner, when they were bathed, now in their pyjamas, we’d gather together on our living room couch. The...

Pressing pause, Pressing play.

Last spring my mother’s health began to falter. Sensing she was entering the last leg of her journey, I pressed pause on many of my commitments. I knew I would...