Danger

Proverbs 27:12 The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty. When my father-in-law turned ninety, we took him away to celebrate for four days at a beach near his home. That time together was precious. He insisted on catching a...

Heal

It takes time to heal, and whether it is emotional or physical, the healing process goes at its own pace. One Christmas, my brother, decided to take us on a bushwalk that we took with Dad while growing up. It was a walk down memory lane, so we were all keen on it. Two...

Vision

When it comes to people there are two kinds. One has vision and the other prefers to follow vision, enabling the ideas. Both people play a role in fulfilling vision. I have always been on the visionary side. For example, recently, we bought a house for my son, who...

Both

“But I want both pistachio and peanut doughnuts” “You can’t have both.” How many times have I heard those words in my life? What to choose, I often want both. My husband gets frustrated when we go to a dinner where they have a set menu...

Fast

Three reasons people may fast 1. Health -Although sometimes viewed as unhealthy, depriving, or reserved for religious reasons, short-term fasting can offer excellent health benefits. It generally means it is the withholding of food or drink, though some people will do...

Run

I am no longer worthy of being called your son; make me like one of your hired servants.’ So he got up and went to his Father.“But while he was still a long way off, his Father saw him and was filled with compassion; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him, and...

Deny

But whosoever shall deny me before men, he will I also deny before my Father which is in heaven.” Matthew 10:33 The word deny is not a popular one in our 21st-century culture. In fact, we live in a world of gratification, wanting to be satisfied with our wants, needs,...

Explore

Why explore a relationship with God? Pascal, the famous mathematician and philosopher, wrote in the 1600sThere is a God-shaped vacuum in each man’s heart, which cannot be satisfied by any created thing but only by God the Creator, made known through Jesus...

Coffee

Author Sallie Dawkins says ‘You can know the heart of God for your life’ P167, Driving along the interstate through Florida last summer, I stopped for coffee. Coffee might help me stay alert, I thought. So, I diligently searched the roadway signs to find...

Spring rain

So if you faithfully obey the commands I am giving you today—to love the Lord your God and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul, then I will send rain on your land in its season, both autumn and spring rains, so that you may gather in your grain,...