God's timing is perfect, I know that, and I hope you do that too. Yet sometimes his timing seems a little bit off to us when we want God to answer our "now prayers" or when we hear the news of an unexpected loss of work, of an untimely illness or sadly, of sudden death. … Continue reading Timing
“At noon, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon. And at three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” (which means “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”). When some of those standing near heard this, they said, “Listen, he’s calling Elijah.” … Continue reading God’s Megaphone and a mocking voice!
In the midst of all this … a song came, a WhatsApp text came through with a song reminding me that I am not alone, that I am blessed.
Do you know the Joy of the Lord? Or do you eat lemons for breakfast?
I always avoided Lent as preparation for Easter because of the thought of giving up something! Many people do this, denying themselves something that brings them pleasure like chocolate, wine, coffee etc. The idea of banning something that I enjoy doing has always frightened me. Walter Brueggemann’s thoughts about this verse are something that I … Continue reading Giving up!