Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Desire of Your Heart

The prayer of the singer is that God would give you the desire of your heart.  Some would think that means that you make a list and bring it to God like a child hands a list of requests to … Continue reading

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Nature Speaks of God

The sky is speaking.  It communicates to us about the one who formed it.  Its vastness indicates our smallness.  The one who created the heavens (the sky) is larger than the sky.  The sky’s beauty speaks of creativity and flair.  … Continue reading

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Birthday, Accident and Seder

I have just come away from hosting my first seder.  I am glad that I did it, but it was made harder because it was the day after my birthday and my wife had an accident in the Land Rover.  … Continue reading

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Epic

Sometimes epics don’t seem to tell the truth.  The epic story is a grand narrative of heroic actions with often supernatural elements.  We think of Lord of the Rings, Star Wars or the Kia Optima commercial http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLGj6iSZvak .  We know how … Continue reading

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Do you want justice?

It has been a testing time, but there has been encouragement.  I deserve nothing from God, so these words that people say, even a ‘thank you’, seems like sweet honey.  It was encouraging that God seemed, on two occasions, to … Continue reading

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A Timely Source of Hope

Today was a day of significant trial, so this walk through the Psalms was personally encouraging.  A key committee that I am on had a busy day, only to find sources of discouragement at the end of long deliberation.  I … Continue reading

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Who Lives in God’s Presence?

God is present everywhere.  This would mean that everyone lives in God’s presence to some degree.  There is the outer limit where it is sometimes described as cast from God’s presence, where there is weeping, wailing and gnashing of teeth.  … Continue reading

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