Close your eyes for a moment. What happened today? Were you with family and friends? Did you see people smiling? How many people made in the image of God did you see today? It was OK wasn't it. You were OK? So where does your fear come from? The opposite of love isn't hate, it's … Continue reading Why do you watch Fox News?
This afternoon, among others, I have read two articles that worry me. The one that frightens me the most is this article by Eliot Cohen, entitled 'Waiting for the Bomb to Drop'. In actual fact, the title doesn't give a very good sense of what the piece is about, basically Cohen argues that Donald Trump … Continue reading It’s difficult to know what to pray for North Korea
Here's the text. Some thoughts I had: It's OK to complain, but don't deny God. Sometimes bad things happen when we haven't done anything wrong. Friends and family can be unreliable, they're not perfect. Our suffering can produce fear in others that it may happen to them. We can rely on ourselves, in part, to … Continue reading Reflections on Job 6
These haunting images of Aylan, a young Syrian refugee have been appearing everywhere on Facebook and in the media. They sum up every mother's worst nightmare and they wrench at my heart; we are living through a nightmare. This was Aylan's nightmare as he drowned, and it is my nightmare as I feel powerless … Continue reading Abba, Father. The cry out of a nightmare