[An edited version of this post first appeared here] "No Lord! Not again! This can't be happening..." These words blazed across my brain like a lightning bolt out of the blue. Last Friday, the bodies of twin boys were recovered in a canal not far from a park and playground. (At the time of this … Continue reading A plea for caregiving fathers of special needs kids
For three decades, I've been a fan of Philip Yancey. Of all the authors I've read in the world of Christian writings, I've rarely come across someone as clued-in, and as clueless, as him! Christian lit and the multiverse of self-help books Photo by Negative Space on Pexels.com If you've read Christian books for as … Continue reading His latest book is why Philip Yancey is still ‘my man’!
Recently, a brief discussion arose in my cell group's chat on WhatsApp. It was a controversial issue about certain believers urging churches to stop playing Bethel and Hillsong worship music. Now I usually keep mum when it comes to controversies in Christendom. Not because I’ve no opinions, since I’m known among friends to be a contrarian, one … Continue reading The light “within” us must be greater than the light “upon” us
In the song "Word of God Speaks", the band MercyMe sings of being at a loss for words but goes on to reassure us that "it's ok". Despite regularly listing ideas for potential new blog posts, I often find myself in just such a situation of being loss for words, rendering these ideas as, well … Continue reading Loss for Words
So here's to a great discovery. A nice windy and quiet place to pray and contemplate. To think about life in general, and my life in particular. To be recharged and rejuvenated in peace and tranquility. To seek God and be found by Him waiting and wondering just what He has in store for me. … Continue reading My Simply Tuesdays