Sleep well, wake free- Look, See, Pray

Just like the church building in the photo:  whether we realise it at the time or not, there are timeless witnesses to the provident presence of God. For uncounted years, people have passed near this old church nestling in the coastal hillsides of Norway. It stands to say boldly: “God is here.” So then… for today, tomorrow, forever… … More Sleep well, wake free- Look, See, Pray

Mourning with Those who Mourn – Psalm 27:1,4-9

Just recently, a reader asked for activities to help children think about the recent Australian bush fires. Here are some ideas, which equally apply to other times when hard things happen. Activity – Look for the Helpers Fred Rodgers has good advice for all of us when the problems of the world seem overwhelming: Look for … More Mourning with Those who Mourn – Psalm 27:1,4-9

1 Samuel 3:1-10 (11-20) – listening, but not understanding

Am I Samuel, hearing God but mistaking it for just an ordinary voice? Certainly God uses the voices of those around us to speak, and I know I need to listen better. Take a few moments to look around you. If God were speaking through the ordinary voices of the everyday, what might he be saying, right now? … More 1 Samuel 3:1-10 (11-20) – listening, but not understanding