The danger of the modern.

Are you a blind follower of today’s mainstream culture? Life in a modernized society carries with it the good as well as the bad. While we are able to experience so many things that people of the past didn’t even dare to dream of, I often wonder whether we haven’t lost more than we had…

Letting go of dear memories.

The freedom of living life with open hands. I have recently returned from a visit to the United States, the place I used to call home for 10 years. It was a very beautiful experience and I am so grateful I had the privilege of being able to go back and visit after 5 years…

The God who sees me.

A fresh reminder of God’s watchfulness. The most powerful moments in my relationship with God have been the ones when He made me aware that He sees me no matter the state I am in, no matter how difficult the circumstances. This usually happens as He gently touches my heart after a long period of…

The Christ in Christmas.

Looking beyond the festivities this season. What is Christmas? Is it the lights, the gifts, the carols? Or maybe the joy on the people’s faces as they look at exquisite decorations? Could it be the snow that covers everything in white beauty? It’s really neither of these. I have found Christmas to be so much…

Winter reflection.

Treasuring the lessons of Christmas. Christmas is a beautiful time. The world somehow still resounds with the story of the baby in a manger, even though its depravity is growing by the second. People everywhere are ready to give and receive gifts and are filled with joy again and again when December comes around. I…

Rested soul.

Are you at peace? I love it when it rains. It’s winter here in Australia and we get a lot of rain during this time of the year. I simply enjoy the sound and the nostalgia of rain. Probably because it reminds me of my home back in Springfield, Missouri where it used to rain…