Reflections

Soar on Eagles’ Wings
Soar on Eagles’ WingsJune 5, 2020Soar on Eagles’ Wings They that hope in the LORD will renew their strength, they will soar on eagles’ wings; They will run and not grow weary, walk and not grow faint. [Isaiah 40:31] Birds are used as Christian symbols. The peacock symbolises immortality, based on an ancient belief that the flesh of the peacock […]Read More
Power of Prayer
Power of PrayerApril 17, 2020“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks, receives; and the one who seeks, finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.” [Matthew 7:7-8 NABRE] Jesus did it often! He did it for […]Read More
Like a Lamb to the slaughter
Like a Lamb to the slaughterApril 9, 2020“Like a lamb led to slaughter or a sheep silent before shearers, he did not open his mouth” [Isaiah 53:7]. In the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus was in great torment, soaked in sweat, beads of perspiration falling from his brow like raindrops from the sky, trembling as if a great pain racked his body. The […]Read More
The Thief Who Stole Paradise
The Thief Who Stole ParadiseApril 9, 2020“Today you will be with me in Paradise” [Luke 23:43]. The scriptures of Holy Week are very special to me; it’s a week in which I enjoy very deep and meaningful reflections, doing as Mary did, treasuring these things and pondering them in my heart. But there is one that really stood out for me, […]Read More
The Golden Rule and beyond
The Golden Rule and beyondFebruary 20, 2020A best-selling book, How to Win Friends and Influence People, by Dale Carnegie, was first published in 1937 with the sole purpose “to help solve the biggest problem you face: the problem of getting along with and influencing people in your everyday, business and social contacts.” Carnegie outlined a series of principles designed to win […]Read More
The Secret to Eternal Life …hidden in plain sight
The Secret to Eternal Life …hidden in plain sightJune 5, 2019Would you like to know the secret to attaining eternal life? Well, you already know it. How? Because it has been revealed to us…Jesus himself told us, so it’s not really a secret anymore. The secret to eternal life is one that is hidden in plain sight. “Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life […]Read More
You are made in God’s image – LOVE
You are made in God’s image – LOVEMay 15, 2019If ever there was a message that bears repeating over and over again, it is this: God loves you. You need to hear it, over and over, until it really sinks in. God loves you. In fact, God is absolutely crazy about you. So much so that God made you in God’s own image. “God […]Read More
Hearts on fire
Hearts on fireMarch 6, 2019On the afternoon of Easter Sunday, Jesus joined two of his disciples on an 11 kilometre walk to the village of Emmaus – except the disciples didn’t realise it was Jesus! During those 11 kilometres, Jesus broke open the scriptures – the prophecies, the law – passages which the disciples would have known so well […]Read More
I Saw God Today
I Saw God TodayNovember 28, 2018A little boy wanted to meet God. He knew it was a long trip to where God lived, so he packed his backpack with Chocolate Chip biscuits, plus a six-pack of Orange poppers and started his journey. When he had gone about three blocks, he met an old man, sitting in the park just staring […]Read More
“Anyone who has ears should listen”
“Anyone who has ears should listen”October 1, 2018The art of listening is a skill often overlooked by most people, yet it is one of the most important qualities we can possess. The fact that we have two ears and only one mouth should tell us something – even if only to listen twice as much as we talk! Active listening is one […]Read More