Control is an illusion; presence is real We, as human beings, tend to live in an eternal quest for control. Whether it is control over our finances, our kids or the path of our lives in general, we are constantly chasing the illusion that we are in total control of what's coming up next. People … Continue reading Bursting your bubble
Tomorrow speaks lies / Barring us from inner peace / While yesterday haunts
Children grow too fast / Tomorrow's dreams pulling them / Past today's beauty
Time takes no man's side / She flies on without concern / While we waste God's gift
Romans 8:26-27 NRSV: Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but that very Spirit intercedes with sighs too deep for words. And God, who searches the heart, knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according to the will … Continue reading Silence the whirring machine
Luke 10:41-42 NRSV “Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things; there is need of only one thing. Mary has chosen the better part, which will not be taken away from her.” It should be obvious we’re meant to emulate the attentive, peaceful, and adoring Mary, more so than her harried and jealous sister Martha. … Continue reading Martha, Martha, when will you find peace?