The invitation was to lunch on 14th February, 1975. I accepted as I was on sick leave. I had cracked my coccyx on the recent ski-ing holiday. I could not sit for long periods. We were required to sit in the office all day. Read on.
When the world is one dark cloud where nothing is in your favour, where do you go? It is easy to think that you are really all alone and no one cares, but the real question is, “Is that true?” I thought it was true, but am ever grateful that I learned the error of my ways. Read on.
Have just spent more than a week helping my special needs brother in hospital. Did I ever need to totally depend on Father God?
What do we really mean when we say “totally depend”? To me it is like going to the beach. You enter the water and you can even swim, but whenever you want to you can put your feet down and be secure. That is depending on your ability. However, if you go out further, you will find that you can no longer touch the sand, all you have is the water to support you, and within that you have to find the way.
Sometime after I had arrived home from Europe I was reminded of the unpleasant suffering I had lived through. The memory was not for me but for a fellow sufferer. Read on.
The situation is complicated by the fact that sometimes I can stay at the home of friends of my brother’s, and sometimes I need to stay in a hotel. The date for surgery is coming ever closer when I should be there. Yet every time I thought to book the accommodation in the hotel, there was a sense that I should not. Read on.
The call came from the hospital and it was mentioned that my special needs brother would be having surgery on 5th March. I quickly corrected the doctor and said that it was scheduled for the 15th. She replied that it had been changed. I had already made all my train bookings to be there for him at the later date. Read on.
Who are our teachers?
In the gospel of John 13:13-14, Jesus makes it clear that he is our teacher. We are to learn from him and follow him. Sometimes Jesus uses others to teach us, and that can be very powerful.
I had not been home from Europe long, when my four-year-old nephew came to spend the day with me. It was a thrill for me because I had been away for so long, so we spent an enjoyable time together. Read more.