Posts tagged with: #fiveminutefriday

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...
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...
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...
“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...
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...
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...
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...
Our stories matter. Stories are an entry point for us to become known. Where the fertile space is cleared for greater understanding, compassion and appreciation. Where others can be inspired...
When we are in the midst of suffering, and at the end of our self and our own resources, we are often confronted by the paradox that though we may...
Driving the exact same route to work every day. Using a preferred coffee mug. Going year after year to the same place for summer holidays. Putting on our shoes or...