Posts Tagged ‘Divine’

Divine Play

Monday, August 9th, 2021
Divine Play

One of the gifts of ageing is retrospection. We look back on the patterns in our life and see the way God has played with us, always taking us to a larger place of faith. We see the winters that turned into spring growth, loss that made way for a new kind of, gain, steep Read more

No stranglehold on God

Friday, April 5th, 2013

I soooooooo don’t get it. John Main says, “Language may not be able to lead us into the ultimate communion but it is the atmosphere in which we first draw breath of consciousness.” I have spent more than fifty years acquiring language – a spiritual language, that is, not my native tongue – and suddenly Read more

Tangling with Divine space

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Just because your life’s fallen down doesn’t mean there’s nothing left I thought as I gazed at the skeleton of Knox Presbyterian Church in Christchurch. Instead of being desolate, this space had a stark kind of beauty. On the whole, space, silence and nothing are discomforting.  So much so that we try to fill space, Read more

Tsunami is Divine Punishment

Friday, March 25th, 2011

As Tokyo’s governor takes to the media to talk about the wickedness of the Japanese people, religious groups in the country do the hard work of caring for the suffering. Scenes of destruction and human suffering in Japan have elicited worldwide support—both material and spiritual. But amid global calls for prayer and other religious responses, Read more