The waiting times

Waiting for William to be born

The waiting times are the hardest times to trust in the Lord. In these times, anticipation produces anxiety that an overdose of sanguine expectation will result in crushing disappointment. Hope feeds doubt and doubt feeds fear and darkness feels acutely close. In John 11, this was the case of Martha and Mary, whose brother had just died. Jesus had promised that his sickness wouldn’t end in death... but could they trust, wait for, and believe him?

Life, liberty & the pursuit of joy

Daily I am saturated with messages from many sources, supposedly supporting me with solutions to all of my problems. Sometimes, solutions are presented for problems of which I was previously unaware! Whether I like it or not, some of these messages become part of my daily processing. For better or for worse, they seek to … Continue reading Life, liberty & the pursuit of joy