The time to honor

... while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters. John 1 parallels the creation narrative.  In which the Word, through whom all things came into being, shines in the darkness. With winds sweeping; and then all this time later: Word, and things into being, and light. A dynamic God, at work, …

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On my plans

Also on my bookshelf (re: I organised my books last week), is Improvisation and the Theatre.  The American spelling being, theater. I have a history with theatre, and I may also write a small play in the next months, but which is another topic. The Netherlands In short, I am going to the Netherlands in response to a call, …

Not doubting

When entering deeper faith, something happens, where the heart is raised, and the mind and the body respond - ... But then something, doubt, comes.  It's a counter.  And faith feels undesirable. And before you realise, you are out of that perfect place of faith. And then the place of faith seems unattainable, even though it …

Battening down the hatches.

Contemplation, and entering a place of rest. The storm crashing over the bow. Tuning out concerns about accommodation. Standing on deck, and battening down the hatches. Tuning out concerns about money. Going to the helm, and holding onto the wheel. Tuning out concerns about health. Concentrating on steering. and forgetting the seasickness.