The Guest Appearance (put your hands together)

This week's post is about something one of my good friends likes to call a guest appearance. It's when we're single (and I'm not targeting anyone here because we've ALL been there) and for approximately 5% of our time we go into a group situation and we are the most selfless person. Like, ever. This …

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To conform or transform? (That is the question)

Image courtesy of Pixabay. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. - Romans 12:12 (NIV) Something on the radio today reminded me that with the constant barrage …

For Freedom

Image by Bob Wick, Bureau of Land Management via Wikipedia. True freedom comes from only one place. “Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which …

As For God

I’ve been meditating on the perfect ways of God recently. My fiancé and I are going through our toughest test of faith to date, waiting for a visa that will allow us to live in the same country and get married. The website says the processing time can be anywhere up to 17 months. We …

First Sight

Where to sit? The auditorium held over a thousand people and was still filling up. My friends and I wandered through the rows of seats, glancing around at the stage and the exit lights, weighing up the pros and cons of each section. Too close to the speakers, too far from the loos, too strange …

The Man of Peace

Ever heard people talk about inner peace, or finding their bliss? To some people this sounds cool; to others it might sound like a load of new age mumbo jumbo. People try self-help books, crash diets, inspirational seminars, meditating, various religions and practices. The question is why does none of it last? The reason is …

Free to Be Me

Does there always have to be a really good and logical reason for doing things? I mean, sure, buying a house or changing jobs, yes. But how about wearing socks with bananas on them, or putting chopsticks in your hair (although they could come in handy around dinner time)? I hear a lot of criticism …