Category Archives: relationship with God

F.O.M.O – Psalm 73

Not so long ago, when we could go to a restaurant as a family, we’d all make our choices, then wait…until the kitchen doors opened, and the meals were set before us, one by one. But – terrible thought – … Continue reading

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Confidence – Psalm 71

The husband of a friend of mine was a shy, reticent guy. You’d see Martin shuffling down the street, head down, looking at no-one. He was a kind and loving husband and father, but he had no job, no qualifications, … Continue reading

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See the power, not the problem – Psalm 68

Thinking back to that day, when he was just a lad. What a day that was! A pivotal moment…life would never be the same again. He’d been so sure. So shocked, first, that not one of all those hardened warriors … Continue reading

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Pass it on! – Psalm 67

I went to an Orthodox service once. I loved the part towards the end, where the priest held a candle, and with it lit the candles of one or two people at the front of the church. They turned around … Continue reading

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The need most desperate – Psalm 63

What is it you really, really want? For the teenager sitting an exam, it’s to pass. For the lonely, it’s someone to share life with. Some needs are desperate. But one of our most pressing requirements for life itself, is … Continue reading

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Don’t wait for trouble – Psalm 61

When a plane is about to crash, there aren’t many atheists on board. There are times in life, when it is instinctive to cry out to God. In difficult times, we will either turn to God and improve our prayer … Continue reading

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When you know you’ve blown it – Psalm 51

It seemed like a good idea at the time, felt good. Then the realisation…then the regret. Regret, by the way, is when you wish you hadn’t done something, because you don’t want to face the consequences. All that does is … Continue reading

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Fit for a king – Psalm 45

Oh boy! Somebody way too fat is looking back at me from my mirror. Not pretty. Uggggh! Psalm 45 is understood to be a prophetic description of the marriage of Christ, to his resplendent bride. What an awesome description of … Continue reading

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A song of two seasons – Psalm 44

Many years ago, we ran a small corner shop. As with most businesses, it was a very tight budget to start off with. The first year, however, was a year of answered prayer. ¬†We’d need money to meet a bill … Continue reading

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Hold on, you’re going to make it – Psalm 35

I’ve been doing a lot of clearing out, and came across an old article on the Stages of Grief. In brief, the five stages were outlined as – Denial and Isolation; Anger; Bargaining; Depression and finally, Acceptance. There is no … Continue reading

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