How a simple line in one of my readings this week got my very quickly off track.
Here for the next time I need them.
“Dear world, there’s intense bombing right now. Why are you silent? Why? Why? Why? Fear is killing me & my kids. – Fatemah #Aleppo” A reflection on Christmas in the midst of the tweets coming out of Syria.
Hebrews 3 + 8.
As long as it is called ‘Today’, may I live by faith.
I love the sense of expectation and hopefulness in this month – a sense of expectation with which days on the calendar are slowly crossed off and doors of advent calendars are opened.
What a gospel! And what a good end to the month of November and the season of autumn, here’s to advent!
Thoughts from time this morning in the CICCU 48 hour prayer room.
Christianity is all about life and death. It is the way to life and the victory over death.And so it is that I have put here some photos of my ‘ordinary’, of my day by day, through which I find and see the extraordinary: the way to life and the victory over death.
Stream-of-consciousness from 2.55pm today.
On the morning of Trump’s election, I feel loss. But amidst this loss, I lift my eyes to the Lord and remember that all is not lost.
“In nature I see a transiency, the withering of plants and the changing seasons, but also a constancy, the indifference of all that will stay when I am gone. This is particularly acute when I gaze at the stars with the awareness that when the light of the stars as they are now has reached Earth, I won’t be here to view them.”
A story that was told at HT last Sunday, two markers of generosity, and a passage in Acts.