Monthly archive for January 2013

He will not let your foot slip

He will not let your foot slip. When you are in a time of prosperity, a time of confidence and self assurance, the thought of slipping seems far away and this truth only receives a fleeting glance. It is only when you feel the bite of life, the pain and exhaustion of struggles that the words of the writer are a comfort and consolation to the soul. I would not wish struggles and trials on anyone, but life has many of them. A man who has never had a trial has never lived or is completely deceived. We don’t revel

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Fire

Fire
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Boys

Boys
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Clouds

Clouds
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Trees in snow

Trees in snow
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Death

Death is so final. That is it, finished, over. Many things in life can be redeemed, if it breaks we get another one, if we make a mistake we try and correct it. Even in relationships where things have gone wrong, whilst you are alive there is still hope. But after death there is no redemption, that is it. And we will all one day die. There is something so final that we find it hard to cope with, we dot want to talk about it, it is the great unknown, but I am not talking about the death of

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Early morning snow

Early morning snow
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Snow days

Snow days
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all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge

All is not a vague statement. It doesn’t mean some, or many of most or lots, but all. Everything, it’s entirety, all. So, wherever you go, the treasures of wisdom can only be found in one place. There is no where else to search and find treasures of wisdom and knowledge. But we do go looking in other places, we search high and low and only when have exhausted all possibilities do we try and find our wisdom in him. And then when we come to Him we say ‘why didn’t I come sooner’, for in his light we see

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The mystery of God

Paul’s purpose was that the Colossians would know the mystery of God, namely, Christ Jesus, in whom are hidden all wisdom and knowledge. Col 2:2-3 We search for meaning in all that we do, our lives are marked with the quest to find meaning, the quest for God, which we know deep down is the answer. We search for Him in our innermost being, trying to separate ourselves from the pain to find inner peace. We look for Him in the mall, at the football match, in our online community; where we can be someone else for a moment, a

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