Meeting Wormwood

'The fact that "devils" are predominantly comic figures in the modern imagination will help you. If any faint suspicion of your existence begins to arise in his mind, suggest to him a picture of something in red tights, and persuade him that since he cannot believe in that (it is an old textbook method of... Continue Reading →

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God’s Plan, My Plan

(This concept is also known as predestination, but that word is scary and has too many connotations, so I'm going to ask we start with a blank page.) The last time I was in a relationship, I was old enough to be thinking about marriage and young enough to know it would never work. Despite... Continue Reading →

Trusting God

Everyone has stories of times when they trusted someone and were let down. A few spring to mind for me, from someone literally just letting me fall during a trust exercise, or twice in my life when boys have pulled the chairs out from underneath me as I was about to sit down. However, one... Continue Reading →

Stick It Out

I’ve seen a few posts recently on “how to tell if you’re in an abusive relationship”. This moved a lot of thoughts in me, and as I’ve come to realise, they tend to explode into these blog posts. The simplest way to tell if you’re in an abusive relationship is if you feel abused. I... Continue Reading →

Jehovah Jireh

I struggle with anxiety. There just seems to be this part of my mind that tries to work out six solutions to every possible situation so that I'm always prepared. I'm like the Bear Grylls of the social world. However, although they say life is what you make it, I've discovered that life also depends... Continue Reading →

God and Suffering

I was having a chat the other day with a mature Christian whom I admire and we were discussing where God fits into a world of suffering. The Bible tells us not just that God loves us (John 3:16), but that he IS love (1 John 4:8). So how does that reconcile with what we... Continue Reading →

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