stress
a bit of colour

a bit of colour

I usually spend a day with the following day’s scripture so that in the evening I have something to share in these FFF posts.

free from stress

free from stress

No need to read further if you never experience stress

be rooted

be rooted

It's a beautiful Sunday morning here at sunrise, the bells of the monastery have been ringing calling the monks to prayer, and in a couple of hours we will gather with...

facing reality

facing reality

Today I'm at one of the many very beautiful cemeteries of the Hurunui. We the family and friends of one who has died, have gathered here in Waikari to bury him. When we...

the big picture

the big picture

So much of our struggle and anxiety each day comes when we lose sight of the big picture. I like the story about the wise old man who was asked by the boy to explain...

solving stress

solving stress

It's the feast of All Saints today. Happy Feast day! Perhaps the most common daily ailment in citizens of the western world is stress. Most mornings many of us wake...

time – the recipe

time – the recipe

Much of the time, I feel as though there is not enough time for me to do the many things I need to do and the many more things that I want to do. When I was younger I...

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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.”