Food for Thought – October 2014

Food for Thought – October 2014

A very inspiring prayer and meditation: ROMERO’S PRAYER It helps, now and then, to step back and take a long view. The kingdom is not only beyond our efforts, it is even beyond vision. We accomplish in our lifetime only a tiny fraction of the magnificent enterprise...

Food for Thought – Hopeful Suffering

Hopeful Suffering – Participating in the life of God As we are approaching Pentecost it is good to be reminded of the reality of the new life that God creates in the midst of the old. We don’t need to be made aware of the many sufferings in the world and in our...

Food for Thought – April 2014

A little while ago I found this affirmation of peace and justice in a book I can’t remember the title of.  All I can remember is that a Christian women in Asia wrote this confession.  I keep coming back to it when things get rough and messy to remember what we...

Fear never gives birth to love…

“Fear never gives birth to love…” …says Henri Nouwen in his book “Lifesigns – Intimacy, Fecundity and Ecstasy in Christian Perspective”. His reflections are based on Jesus’ words in John 15 and invite the reader to move...