Kingdom values have helped bring radical transformation in society precisely when Christians understood their calling to be salt and light in the public square.
In the aeroplane I decide to talk to the Lord in a low voice, and too bad if the other passengers find this odd.
The item is now adorned with new packaging, which it didn’t have before! And my memory had an exact mental image of that bottle which did not correspond to the reality.
A storm in a tea-cup is nothing, unless the tea-cup is your head!
In spite of all my efforts, not one vegetable survived in my garden, not a single one...
As it’s already past opening hours, I make a detour into the nearest town to find a late-night store.
Conflict is a form of communication of last resort, which, contrary to appearances, does not have to finish badly, but provides the opportunity to draw closer to the other person.
Or : gardeners on vacation.
As I look out of the window, I think of all those young people who made a commitment at that memorable event. What if that commitment was just the effect of the emotion of one evening?
When we arrive at his house, the first thing we visit is the American’s office, with its low ceiling and artificial lights. The shift in culture emanates from everything I see.
At the moment of paying, I nearly fall over backwards: the price of this fondue is just exorbitant!
Spending time with God influences and puts into perspective my way of looking at things.
Guilt is just a pale copy of repentance, but it brings no comfort.
The horses of the ‘Franches’ are amongst the hardiest that exist.
As I reach the edge of the forest, I stumble on a relevant thought that appears as if by magic in a corner of my mind.
‘Whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven...’ (Jesus, in the Gospel of Matthew 18:18)
I really have to go for a walk.
- ‘My kids and I used to make dens in their bedrooms with sheets and things. We made up this whole new world, full of adventures… ‘
The sun can now get right down into every corner of the garden, the tender shoots of new grass can finally start to flourish.
Why is there no room for God in our society?
This kind of situation has Jesus written all over it…
The guests are celebrities such as writers, comic book artists, politicians and journalists, so I’m not sure what I was doing there.
‘Being’ is more important than ‘doing’ (because without a relationship with God, only death awaits). In short, whatever you do, let it be inspired by love!
Within an inch of victory, a very popular newspaper (a giant) makes me bite the dust, refusing the interview that it dangled in front of me.
There’s a Heavenly kind of logic, right there: If you believe, you’ll see (not the other way round).
And something happens inside little godless, lawless me: I need to know more about it.