O hope of my heart shatter my illusions; confound them with dazzling reality for you are beyond any of my meagre imaginings. *** Taken from Shine: poems and prayers
‘Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Saviour and my God.’ Psalm 42:5 (NIV) Often we think of hope as an object. But like faith and love, hope is directional. We hope in something. We hope for … Continue reading where do I place my hope?
This morning, I heard spring. I was placing a book on a shelf and heard the cheep of sparrows. At the same time, a shaft of sunlight touched my cheek. I don't what it was - the timbre of the sound, the softness of the air, but I felt a thrill of recognition. Birds sing … Continue reading a hint of the coming season