Monthly Archives: August 2019


25
Aug 2019

Acknowledge: In Psalm 13:1–2, David expresses how he feels abandoned by God. Four times, he repeats the phrase “How long,” revealing his frustration over the extent of God’s absence. In his mind, he is overcome by his enemies while God is nowhere to be found. David’s words are honest, direct and unhurried. It is as if he throws his cares to the Lord, seeking to release the weight of sorrow his soul has been carrying. The longing in our hearts represents a grief of sorts, as our hope for a specific reality......

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18
Aug 2019

You might know that I’m back at work, so here’s an update Thank you for your love and support; it has been very good and very helpful. There are so many who have helped in so many different ways and different times that I can’t list you all — I would simply forget people if I tried to do that! And I/we give thanks to God for his love and support. He is always there, always with me. I and the children are doing ok, considering. There are good days and bad......

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11
Aug 2019

I don’t know if this is a guy thing or just me, but I have found it hard when my wife is struggling with life. Let me explain, when I say hard, I mean, I don’t know what to say or how to help. You see, I just want to fix things for her. Solve all her problems. But, get this, I can’t. I can’t fix all her problems. Why? Because, I am not God. So, how do I help her when she is feeling empty, sad, at a loss with everything?......

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05
Aug 2019

I have recently read Proverbs. It is full of common sense, excellent advice and wonderful wisdom. So, after reading it and reflecting on my own life, I quickly realised I needed to read it again. I really want the wise life that God talks about, that he offers to all who would seek it. This time though I would read it with help. I found a good devotion by the “Bible Project” on ‘YouVersion’ and invited my home group to read through Proverbs with me. It helped that we were going through......

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