Tag Archives: #TrustGod

What Troubles You?

The angel of God asks Hagar a silly question in my mind, as she sits weeping over her predicament in the desert with her son in Genesis 21:  What troubles you? The angel knows full well what bothers her.  I … Continue reading

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Counting Hairs

God knows the number of hairs on your head we are told in the Gospel Reading from Matthew 10 today.  That is a God who is paying very close attention. We are worth more than many sparrows so we have … Continue reading

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Grace to the Humble

A person living fully until they die might look a bit like a duck–calm and serene as they float along in the water but paddling like crazy when no one can see. My mind races quite a bit, trying to … Continue reading

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Spoiled Clay

The Potter image is a beautiful one, especially if you are an artist. I have friends who are potters, happily sharing the work of their hands. In Jeremiah 18, God is likened to a potter. The Lord tells Jeremiah to … Continue reading

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Limping for Life

The story of Jacob wrestling with God–or the angel of God depending on who you read–has special meaning for me. In my twentieth year I was told that I had a benign tumour at the tip of my femur. I … Continue reading

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