The Unforgiving

In the prayer Jesus taught His disciples, He instructs them to pray this (Matthew 6:12 ESV): And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. Have you ever considered…

Love Opens Doors

In the course of any single day there are numerous doors of opportunity that I can choose to walk through, or not. Some are obvious open door opportunities. I can get out…

Love Never Gives Up

Have you ever run out of petrol? I almost have, and on more than one occasion. Mostly when I was a student and every cent and every drop of petrol mattered. I…

Love Without Stopping

The Apostle Paul makes a seemingly simple statement towards the end of his first letter to the Corinthian church. Four words. “Do everything in love.” (1 Corinthians 16:4) It begins to get…

The Order Of Things

I like order. My ideal morning routine consists of waking at 5.30am. Wandering into an ordered kitchen. Grabbing ground coffee from an ordered cupboard. Taking the milk from an ordered fridge. Carrying…

Before the Beginning

Consider this: before time, before creation, before the universe, before earth, before humanity, God was. In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. (Genesis 1:1 NIV) In the beginning was…

I want to be a Hugger

Hugger noun one who hugs esp. a person who instinctively initiates the act of hugging. I am not a Hugger. This is not to say that I am opposed to hugging. I generally don’t resist…