Buffeted by the Waves

‘Look at him [Jesus] and say “Lord have mercy.” Say it again and again, not anxiously but with confidence that he is very close to you and will put your soul to rest.’ – Henri Nowen It is inevitable that at times in our life things are difficult.  It’s just what the world is like.  … Read more

The Bread of Life

I must admit I have always found it rather strange for Jesus to say that he was the bread of life.  I just couldn’t quite work out the point he was trying to make.  When we look at this statement in isolation it is a bit weird, but when it is put into the context … Read more

Find Your Voice

Martin Niemöller was arrested in 1937 by the Gestapo for speaking against the Nazi government.  He was not released until World War II was ending in 1945.  It is true that he initially supported the Nazi party, a decision he regretted this for the rest of his life.  In this haunting quote he reflects on … Read more