Even the thought of Hebrews 12 with the knowledge of being SURROUNDED by a GREAT cloud of witnesses. All running together is beautiful to me. There is that resounding assurance that you are not alone. You are not in town among throngs trying to surmount the suffocating urban loneliness. You are in a race with others who share the same destination as you do.
Pretty straight forward. Brief reflections on yummy Vincy things I have little access to now as I celebrate the 40th year of independence for my beautiful multi island state St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Shavanare points out how many of us shape our perception of ourselves based on the perception of others. I believe as a result that to reverse this process we must begin defining ourselves by our own distinct perceptions.
The trouble with above and beyond reachers is that they do not know how to set limits and boundaries.
They’re pretty good at saying it’s fine while they’re 30% functional because they have enough in them to get through the occasion but have you ever gone to bed without charging your cell phone and then halfway through the day you’re wincing at the 10% on the blackened screen? That tends to be my general response.
When we have little we count it. We know how valuable it is because we cannot afford to lose it.
One thing I’ve been finding it impossible to do is to take glory for something that God has done. You might think this is an obvious assertion to make but in our prideful nature it isn’t hard for us to conceive of constantly elevating ourselves above His. I’m sure there are moments when we declare:…
Hi Everybody! We are back with another installment of one of Reclaiming the Space! This week we are thrilled to feature Jannah Browne! Beyond being my sister, Jannah is a programmer, gamer, artist, singer, craftsman, designer and overall virtuoso. What I bet you did not know is that Jannah has a gap! Her story…
In missions, there is no room for ‘I’ or ‘me’, not when the work to be done revolves around a certain Him. We are fit into what preacher John Piper calls God’s “architectural plan”. By our connection through the one Living stone Jesus, we are like living stones being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus
I have to begin this post with the confession that I am not a Jamaican. Nevertheless, I have been so struck by the wonder of the place, I wanted to give a tribute to a land I now love. Earlier this week, Jamaica celebrated 57 years of independence. That’s 30 more years than I have…