When You’re in the Belly of a Fish…

I’ve been going through a bit of a ‘rough patch’ as of late, and while I was skimming through my Bible for some encouragement, I came across this chapter in Jonah – it spoke right to how I was feeling, and reminded me that I am not alone, and that no matter where I am […]

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Self-love

Starting next month at Libero Network we will be talking about Self-Harm; so I thought I’d kick-start things with a post on the opposite: Self-love. This post was originally published as a guest post on my friend’s blog:Β crsawka.blogspot.com back in April 2011. Now that I have this personal blog, I decided to re-publish it here. […]

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God the ‘Father’

Last month on Libero Network we talked about fathers. I got to read posts by different people describing their relationship with their dad – the good, the bad, what they’d learnt, how things got damaged, and how things were repaired. At the same time I was reading the book “Angry Conversations with God” (if you […]

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Where Was God?

For a recent paper I was asked to answer the question “Where was God When…”, I chose to take this opportunity to address something that has been pulling at my heart for over a year, and that is Where is God when someone commits suicide… ** note: I have kept the name of the young […]

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St. Augustine on Relationships

Here is a paper I wrote for my Influential Christian Thinkers course in 2011 – working off of St. Augustine’s “On Christian Doctrine” and how his definition of ‘using’ and ‘enjoying’ applies to various types of relationships. Intro In β€œOn Christian Doctrine,” St. Augustine speaks of the difference between enjoying and using things. He says, […]

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