What struck me was that the prayer focused on these politicians as individuals before God who needed guidance, encouragement and support to do their jobs.
“For eighteen years I proclaimed the good news of God’s passionate, unconditional love – utterly convicted in my head but not feeling it in my heart. I never felt loved.”
There are those frustrating moments when nothing seems to go right. There are those days when everything seems to go against you and the direction you are heading.
Howard Rutledge spent seven years as a prisoner of war in what was called ‘Heartbreak Hotel,’ a brutal inmate camp. During that time, he had a real encounter with God
“The G stands for gossip because like a talebearer, this machine moves a lot of dirt and moves it fast!”
A couple of weeks ago, a very friendly man, possibly quite intoxicated, engaged me in conversation and wanted to know what I do for a living.
Parkinson’s Law is really an old adage which says that “work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion”.
Don’t let the daily grind crush you this week.
I have been privileged to have spent many years of my life living in various countries and cultures unlike the one in which I was raised. This has provided me with a fascinating education.
“Would you like some Swiss Cheese?” she was asked. “Sure. What kind?” she replied. “You know,” said her friend, “Swiss cheese, the kind with holes. Is there another kind?”