Time to play! Wanna come?

Time to play! Wanna come?

Do you remember? As a child, the world of make believe was a glorious place where anything was possible, anything you’d seen or heard could become something totally different at your mind’s command, to suit your latest dream or idea. Sticks or rocks or old blankets or...
To be happy in Jesus

To be happy in Jesus

‘You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.’ This saying is meant to convey the limits of our ability to learn. Turns out, it’s a myth. Thanks to a branch of medical science, we now know that our amazing brains retain lifelong ‘neuro plasticity,’ simply meaning a...
Power, Power, Wonder-Working Power

Power, Power, Wonder-Working Power

 A seven-year-old orphan has spent his entire life ‘in the system’ and has been shunted from one foster situation to another. There’s been everything from neglect to abuse to shaming. Then ‘it’ happens – he’s been adopted by a loving family! It’s his first ‘happy’...
The Road Back

The Road Back

The most prominent characteristic of our God is total, endless, irrepressible joy. He expressed that joy in all aspects of Creation, the capstone of which is mankind whom He created in His image, that image of total, endless, irrepressible joy. He placed Adam in Eden,...
Crossing Borders

Crossing Borders

Your mindset, on arriving in a foreign country for a two- or three-week vacation, is lighthearted, happy, expectant of adventures. Your brush with the culture will just skim the top, with a few awkward, tourist-type gaffes. If you attempt the language, it is...