Opposing sides

Do you ever sense that you're up against it? I know I have.  Perhaps this is why I love to hear stories of people who overcome impossible odds. The world…

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Eternity

I've been thinking about eternity.  It struck me that the teacher who wrote Ecclesiastes seemed to experiment his way through life- trying all it's pleasures and experiencing losses and pains-…

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Mercy

MercyIs personified by anyonekind to otherssmall or large, rich or poor,‘vulnerable’ or notIt's undeserved by definitionif ‘standards aren’t maintained’When pain is great,and stress at fever pitch,it's needed in great proportionsKindness is a virtue…

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A Puppet on Strings

At a community Church, a worshipper worships.  An advancing brain tumour has gradually been taking his faculties away over time- but not his ability to worship.  One day he has…

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Kurdish kolbars

We were privileged to encounter a Kurdish man in his 20's. He stayed with us for a few months while an asylum seeker. He'd been put on a flight to…

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