encouragement

Balm for the wounded

I’ve been thinking a bit about the wounds we carry. Some are raw and open, some healing but still painful and tender, some healed to scars that can still give us a turn when the wrong wind blows. I mean the inner wounds, emotional, mental and spiritual, that cause us such agony. The Old Testament…

gift

Thinking about 1 Peter 4:10

In the world, we often use gifts as a way to sort people out and value some more highly than others, but in the Kingdom of God we are all ‘gifted children’ – not a few, nor even many but every single one of us – and all our gifts are of untold value. We…