IS IT ENOUGH?

Is it enough? Will He find faith when He returns? Perhaps if he reclines and eats with the sinners Perhaps if he serves and cares for the poor Perhaps if he touches the leper, the sick and  unclean Perhaps We will see. Perhaps if he dies and gives his life for the world? The perfect reflection, … 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

Truth Hides Lies

Where does deception hide? The mind like a library has many aisles Where in this labyrinth doth Satan abide? Discussions they flow To and fro Following the tide The Unseen forces Negotiable Not negotiable Which will he choose? The snake Will find the rock The one marked Truth The one that my ego Has approved And … Continue reading

A Poem – GUILTY AS CHARGED

My last couple of posts have been like a whirlwind for me – I know that some people following along who don’t know my background or the background of the Lutheran Church of Australia may have looked at my post a bit perplexed as to what exactly am I talking about. A tiny bit of … 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

The Pearl of Great Value

There is no doubt of its value and great fear of its loss Where is the kingdom? And what does it cost? Prophets of old foretold of its glory Jesus the saviour told us its story The pearl of great value it mustn’t be lost!    Sell your house Sell your land If it causes … Continue reading

A Poem

Finding Pasture I stand at the cemetry feeling out of place. The life of a man, a good man has come to an end. Downcast eyes, hurried greetings, hugs. A piper leads us towards the hall. Catholics buried here says the rusty sign. Lutherans buried here says another sign. Greek Orthodox here, the list goes … Continue reading

Consolation – and Other Big Words

Good Morning World! Some of you may know that I work as an electrician. The other day our work group received a complaint that we had left a whole pile of screws on the ground in the vicinity of a project we had completed. Had I been in charge of this job I don’t think … Continue reading

The Exciting Life – Harry Potter

The adventures of Harry Potter await all of us. The wonders of Diagon Alley and Hogwarts, the friendship of Hagrid and the new life away from the dreary broom closet! I was brought up a Christian and  in my teen years I learned about the “priesthood of all believers”. I was encouraged to believe that … Continue reading

More Owls!

It’s the morning of the first day of the year, most of you are probably still asleep as I write this…….I’ll tap the keys lightly so as not to wake you, although if you have a hangover – NO SYMPATHY – sorry that wasn’t very nice. It took me many years to figure out that … Continue reading