I think, talk and write about love and grace an awful lot. These two forces have seeped into everything I do, and they’ve needed to, without them I’d quite literally be dead. Actually, to say ‘everything I do’, would not be entirely accurate…Read More
A week ago whilst driving, I spotted this bird’s nest constructed high in the upper branches of a tall tree.
Today I returned to snap this pic.
The weather this week has been temperamental, rainy and ferociously windy. Yet despite its precarious position, this nest has held firm, and presuming they still return to it, remains a safe haven for the creatures who built it.Read More
“Oh, she’s not a Christian? But she’s so lovely, a beautiful spirit, what a waste.”
“They’re married and fertile, but they don’t want kids? Wow, how selfish. What a waste.”Read More
I recently witnessed a social media interaction, that looked to be a triumphant and encouraging celebration of enlightenment…
A young woman, new in her Christian journey, who for the most part, goes largely unnoticed online, had posted a status regarding a certain behaviour she’d been engaged in. She declared that she’d received new revelation of how damaging this behaviour was, and then publicly renounced it, and encouraged others to do the same.
In turn, she was rewarded with multiple virtual thumb’s up, and comments of encouragement from other well-meaning Christians.
Oh young girls, handing out condemnation as casually as you would a business card, if only you saw the pain held within the heart that stands before you.Read More
I’m a pretty simple gal. Not surprisingly this simplicity extends to my faith.
I don’t get the argument for Calvinism nor do I fully grasp Arminianism or Pelagianism. I don’t know where I stand on the pre-tribulation, post-tribulation debate, or any of the other -ism’s or -ation’s for that matter.
I don’t understand why we like to classify ourselves and stereotype others with denominational terminology.
Whatever you do, don’t share this article on social media- unless of course you’re willing to weather a fierce opinion firestorm.Read More