Tag Archives: belief

Trust

God’s word for me this year is trust. As I looked up Scripture passages that contain that word, I found that most of them are in the Old Testament. A similar word found in the New Testament is “faith.” Trust … Continue reading

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Sheltered

My grandmother lived in an old, plantation-type home with large rooms, tall ceilings, and a ten-foot wide, covered, front porch. The porch had white metal furniture and a bench swing that was attached to the high ceiling by chains.  For … Continue reading

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What Is Wonder-full About Repentance?

Everything about the Kingdom of God is filled with wonder–even repentance. Søren Kierkegaard wrote a book—Purity of Heart is to Will One Thing. The title prompts curiosity and wonder. How am I divided in my will and actions, and what … Continue reading

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Continued: Wonderland, The Matrix, and the Kingdom of God

In the 2010 movie version of Alice in Wonderland, the Red Queen held Wonderland captive when Alice arrived via rabbit hole. In this particular story, Alice visited Wonderland once before as a child. Now she was back, and according to … Continue reading

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Wonderland, The Matrix, and the Kingdom of God

I happen to like science fiction and fantasy. I am enthralled by the idea of time travel, alternate realities, and the existence of things that I don’t understand. I look at the heavens and I know there is more—a whole … Continue reading

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Falling Further Down the Rabbit Hole

I’m awestruck by God’s grace and mercy, and I love to talk about it. But not this week. This week I’m witnessing lots of suffering, and I don’t like it. A friend is having tests run for things I don’t … Continue reading

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