i have been in america for a little over a week and it makes so much more sense being here with the people that i have done life with for so long. The independence. The passion. The guns. The strange politics. The amendments. I have had conversations with one of my best friends as we […]Read more "it makes a little sense"
Over the last few months as I listen to podcasts and youtube clips of politicians and communicators talk about racism and shootings and abuse in jails, the term ‘level playing field’ sometimes gets thrown about. That idea that, equality, is either, when everyone starts with a level playing field, or, some fairy-land ideal that ignores […]Read more "The level playing field."
You take one breath. But that’s not enough. To stay alive you need to take another breath. and another, and another, until the repetitive in and out either makes you feel insane or you forget about it. It becomes second nature. You get thirsty, you drink. You get hungry, you eat. You get tired, you […]Read more "breathing."
Today was a strange day filled with… memories. Both ones I remembered and will remember because it was such a good day. Like a lot of good days I woke up at 5am and couldn’t get back to sleep. So I listened to a book and then… slowly got out of bed to make coffee […]Read more "Purple skinnys and proving my manliness."
Just before I left Australia I had lunch with two of the kindest, loved-filled-est, God-led, beautiful people I know. They had heard God for me, left me with a book, but mostly left me with the idea of pegs, memory cards and slow cookers. They felt like the next season for me would be one […]Read more "Pegs. Stones. Memory Cards. Untils."
What is it about being rich and powerful that really gets us going? What is it about that little thought ‘what would I do with a million dollars?’ that is so fun to think about. If I had a million dollars I would still struggle with occasional loneliness and tiredness. I would still be away from […]Read more "Hope and sleeping next to the highway."
I started drawing bits of the book of Jeremiah – part one is here. Theres parts of Jeremiah that keep repeating. God keeps making clear to his people his standards for their lives but also how much he is in love with them. It is also a book that clearly shows their and our complete lack […]Read more "Jeremiah 2-4"