Years ago when my mother was quite ill, a friend copied a poem and surreptitiously slipped it into my Bible.
Living the word
The journey from Epiphany to Lent brings us from the brightness of our dawning to the bleakness of our sinfulness.
"How do you want to spend your life? We all know you can ruin it.
Our churches have attempted to corner the market on grace, to act as society's sole dispensers of salvation.
To be agents of the kingdom of God is a full-time occupation. It requires a whole-life commitment; it requires preparation and energy.
Faithfulness. For the unnamed "young girl" in the story of Naaman, it meant trusting in God’s healing power. For Amos, it was speaking truth when it would have been safer to keep quiet.