Saturday, August 23, 2014

Our place of Safety

I was delighted to be invited to contribute to NZ Christian Mums.

My first contribution is "Our Place of Safety:”

" I open the pages of my newspaper lately and my heart grieves. In particular at the moment with the stories about ISIS from Iraq, stories about Gaza, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nigeria, Syria… It’s hard to know how to pray, knowing that war and conflict and loss of life is ongoing. Even when today’s newspaper is recycled into pulp, there’ll be another heartbreak in some other part of the world.

Jesus told us, “You will hear of wars and rumours of wars, but see to it that you are not alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come.”

When I’m faced with not knowing how to pray, I turn to the Psalms. Today, my Bible opens at Psalm 46:"

Head on over to read the rest at