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the desert road

the desert road

And so, we went about our lives distracted, pretending that we could control everything. The circumstances, however, spoiled our plans

rethinking Lent

rethinking Lent

The games we play with projects and goals, success, ambition and achievement are powerless to deliver the stability and happiness that they promise.

on our knees

on our knees

Who needs God (we think)? We can achieve all we need on our own. And then a completely unexpected event brings us back to earth. We are grounded. We are on our knees.

loving fathers

loving fathers

In these Coronavirus days there is a strong sense of shared uncertainty and fear. I had a video meeting yesterday with several friends in Italy, each in isolation in their own homes.

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call to maturity

call to maturity

The two sons represent two immature ways of relating to God: rebellion and childish obedience.

a-maze-ing

a-maze-ing

The crooked lines of our lives, when lived and walked and breathed in God, leads to the freedom of which we dream.

little signs

little signs

We can easily fool ourselves, justifying our misleading motivations and numbing our senses to the signs given by God

plot concocting

plot concocting

In our more reflective moments we suspect that it is Jesus himself whom we are actively crucifying.

let’s talk

let’s talk

At any hour of the day or night Jesus is inviting you: “Come now, let us talk this over.”