Christianity

The Promise

The breeze toyed playfully with His hair Tugging wistfully at His robe At the tread of His sandals The earth sighed with inexpressible hope Sunlight wrapped joyfully around His frame And danced with delight on His face Waves stumbled softly… Read More ›

Destination Christ

The Bride’s journey is not a journey TO somewhere.  It’s a journey INTO Someone.  Her goal is communion with the Father, by means of the Spirit,  through oneness with Christ the Bridegroom.  Her destination is nothing less than Christ’s fullness… Read More ›

Creation

Creation is groaning Laden with weariness Like a prisoner confined to shadows Aching with indefinable loss Haunted by elusive memories Of a distant day of brightness When nothing hungered And Adam’s touch Was free of fear   Creation is listening… Read More ›

Moving House

Ladies, gentlemen, young people, please fasten your seat belts as we make our final ascent to our destination. As you disembark please take a few moments for your eyesight to adjust to the brightness, which is due to the total… Read More ›

In the Company of Fools

Atheism is popular right now.  Being offended at Christianity, and in particular ‘born again’ Christians, is becoming topical among many authors, intellectuals, journalists and social commentators.  Around us a chorus of disbelieving mockery grows increasingly influential as the offended voices… Read More ›

Breathe!

“It’s like breathing under water This living in the Spirit, Unnatural to human souls”, He said And with the hint of a smile, “Out of your control you see…. But I can show you how” I sensed the twinkle in… Read More ›

The Source

We are not the source of this love we carry for Christ.  He is.  The only love we humans carry is corrupted love.  We offer our love to our loved ones with every intention of giving the best we can… Read More ›

Dancing With God

Not since his youth had his body felt so light, so free.  Around him the tumult of the procession rose as the maidens, tambourines in hand, rejoiced in the dance.  Young men and old shouted loudly and clapped hands, overcome… Read More ›

And the Bride Wore…Scars?

Recently I did a Google image search on ‘bride of Christ’.  The results were interesting. With a few thought-provoking exceptions, the majority of images portrayed a Western bride dressed in long white gown and veil, with flawless fair skinned complexion and… Read More ›