Choosing Life in Suffering

One of life's great questions centres not on what happens to us, but how we will live in and through whatever happens.  We cannot change most circumstances in our lives.  I am white, middle class, and I have a good education.  I have not always made conscious decisions about these things. Very little of what... Continue Reading →

God is for us

"If we fix our eyes upon the place where the course of the world reaches its lowest point, where its vanity is unmistakable, where its groanings are most bitter and the divine incognito most impenetrable, we shall encounter there - Jesus Christ. . . The transformation of all things occurs where the riddle of human... Continue Reading →

Justice in the Middle East

For too long Christians from the West that have taken the time to visit what is romantically called "The Holy Land" have contributed to a terrible injustice. They dream of walking where Jesus walked, but all the while, the clock ticks and the coach waits, whilst they, rather ironically, run where Jesus walked.  The Sea... Continue Reading →

Muggeridge on Suffering

"Contrary to what might be expected, I look back on experiences that at the same time seemed especially desolating and painful with particular satisfaction.  Indeed, I can say with complete truthfulness that everything I have learned in my seventy-five years in this world, everything that has truly enhanced and enlightened my existence, has been through... Continue Reading →

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