The Heretic

  Man against man The weapons the same The sword of the spirit Which is the Word of God An even playing field Who is the arbiter Who the referee Who is the heretic The one with whom we Disagree

The Ooga Booga God and the Faraway Tree

In the stories of the Faraway Tree, there is a land called Topsy Turvy Land. I once addressed children with this story in mind and described how God is often “Topsy Turvy” to how we think. This post is going to take you to this land….. Ooga Booga god is a term I came up … Continue reading

In the Image of our Saviour…….

The last post was heading here, to this spot….. In the image of Man, God was created is a primer and can be found here . It finishes with a question which ponders how we can expose deception. Firstly I might describe what deception looks like, because it is quite hard to find it in ourselves – … Continue reading

In The Image of Man God is Created

Hi again world – two things inspired me to post again – it has been a while. Firstly I read a comment by some random (sorry if it is you…. by random I mean I don’t remember who) The comment mentioned a  “deconstruction phase” of  faith. Secondly – not long after this I read this about … Continue reading

IT WILL BE BETTER WHEN

    The promise of oasis shimmers in the distance   It will be better when   Do I continue Or do I return   It was better then   United in wedlock Not a sordid affair Lovers in a paradoxical Embrace   The future and the past Intersect Alive at this moment   Now … Continue reading

Mary Mary Quite Contrary – How Does Your Garden Grow?

“….. I have told you about earthly things and you do not believe, how can you believe if I tell you about heavenly things?” John 3:12 In the book of Acts there is an account given of the arrest of Paul (Acts22:22 onwards) If we read this as a pure historical account we might think … Continue reading

I Want Another Turn! Slippery Slides are Fun!

The thing about slippery slopes is that they are fun – the height may be fearful at first and the results unknown – but at the park with your Dad, it is meant to be fun. I have taken the slippery slope – I made the statement the other day that Adam and Eve are … Continue reading

The Metaphor of Adam and Eve

A lot has happened this week…..in my mind anyways. A few things have challenged me – firstly I seen a facebook post of the Gosford churches welcome sign which said “God bless the Burqa”. I did a double look because I respect a lot of what goes onto these billboards (if I ever go that … Continue reading

The Opponent

Outside of religion Removed from the board I see sin as the pawns That we kill in vain Pawns on a chess board part of a game Death makes its move and thousands a slain Slaves to this power and moved by this will Pawns being the enemy that we are taught to kill   Religion a … Continue reading

Reconciliation

  Is it real? Can you see it? Can you measure it? Like a dead animal on the side of the road can you actually poke a stick into it? There is no wound No blood It isn’t real   You prick! You calculating shit! Feel my heart, is  it not aching? I am your … Continue reading