Community of Grace

From the shadows they came.  From the dark and dangerous haunts of the city.  From the hidden nooks and crannies where they lingered on the fringes of society.  These were the undesirables, the basest and most shunned in the community…..going about their business with downcast eyes and furtive footsteps, quickly disappearing back into the city’s … Continue reading Community of Grace

When Jesus Isn’t Enough

The young pastor peered intensely at me through searching brown eyes, trying hard to articulate his dilemma. “Tell me, please tell me, how can I move my ministry into these wonderful things that have been promised to me and that I so desire? I believe you can instruct me in this.” Sitting across the table … Continue reading When Jesus Isn’t Enough

Challenging Behaviours

As the mother of a son with Asperger’s Syndrome I’ve had years of opportunity to observe challenging behaviours.  Our youngest son, ‘P’ (now 27) has been a constant source of baffling behaviours threatening our family’s accepted ‘norms’ for the last 27 years.  The moment comes to mind when he suddenly jumped up and placed an … Continue reading Challenging Behaviours