2 days ago
Today is World Refugee Day, but really every day is a day when thousands will leave their homes and make often dangerous journeys in the hope of finding a better life for themselves and their families.
Today, as we strive to do every day, we pray for all those, from countries innumerable, who suffer from war, famine, thirst, environmental devastation, climate change, poverty, neglect, fear, grief, and displacement. We ask for forgiveness for the ways in which we, individually and collectively, have contributed to worldwide strife and suffering. We ask for wisdom, that we would grow in the fruits of the Spirit. And we remember that we are disciples of a Servant-King who was born in a stable and whose parents took him and fled their homeland to avoid death, becoming refugees in Egypt for a time. ... See MoreSee Less
3 days ago
The path of the Way of Christ rises in folds of land. There are places to rest and water to drink, and a community that walks this foolish path with you, and you think, "Why bother?" But at the top there is something that only the laughter of delight can articulate. ... See MoreSee Less
2 weeks ago
The language which unites all God's children is not a spoken tongue. It is a peace which is given, and in which you can choose to live. It is a heart which has put down being troubled. A heart which is unafraid. It is a soul that asks the Spirit to live there and slowly, over decades, to teach you everything, and to remind you of the God you saw in Jesus the Christ. ... See MoreSee Less
Wow! Very well spoken.
4 weeks ago
You guys are my favourite.