Stop crying and laugh

Stop crying and laugh

The funeral had concluded, and the hearse slowly and respectfully drove out of the church parking bay and onto the road..

  • Creativity as worship

    “First this: God created the Heavens and Earth-all you see, all you don’t see. Earth was a soup of nothingness, a bottomless emptiness, an inky blackness. God’s Spirit brooded like a bird above the watery abyss.” (Genesis chapter 1, verses 1-2)

  • Over 97 years

    Helen passed the 97th anniversary of her birth and then changed her address.

  • Why Australians should be proud of our system of Government

    Make no question about it, the Americans are jealous of the Brits, especially where the Royal family is concerned. We see this in their fascination and popularity of TV shows like The Crown.

  • Words, special words

    Word, selective words, powerful words …

  • Orchard Glory

    At an old fruit orchard, I sat in the afternoon sun in a quiet, sunlit room. I laid out a still-life arrangement, the "fruits of the harvest" – ripe lemons, pomegranates, mandarins... plucked from trees I had walked amongst, chosen for their colour, their aroma, their flavour.

  • Where have you put your Anchor?

    I love the ocean, one of the things I love about it is the fact that it can go from complete calm to absolute chaos with waves crashing over the top of each other in an instant.

  • Strong Man – a renewed call

    It is frightening  -  a political call for a strong man.

  • Confessions of an untiring procrastinator

    When was the last time I didn’t leave things to the last minute? Whether it be the piled-up laundry that needs to be sussed or an important assignment due the following week, I stretch out my ‘carefree’ leisure time as much as possible to avoid the troubles my duties bring.

  • Discerning the Call

    It’s not unusual to meet sincere Christians confused about which course of action to take to fulfil the will of God in their lives

  • Persecution of Christians in China ramps up

    It seems as though the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is completely blind to the fact that God, who created the universe and redeems his people, cannot be stamped out through brute force.

  • What’s your motivation?

    We might not always be aware of what they are, but we certainly do have motivations for the things we choose to do with our time.