Dragons lurk where they are ignored

‘ “There’s no such thing as a dragon”, said his mother. And she said it like she meant it.” So begins the children’s story by Jack Kent. As the mother continued to ignore the small dragon that her son, Billy had pointed out, it grew and grew until the father came home and, finding hisContinue reading “Dragons lurk where they are ignored”

Restore Your Creation, Lord

Draw near to your servants, O Lord, and answer their prayers with unceasing kindness, that, for those who glory in You as their Creator and guide, you may restore what You have created and keep safe what You have restored… Collect from 18th week in ordinary time Paul tells us in his letter to theContinue reading “Restore Your Creation, Lord”

Trust

When Eve listened to the serpent in the garden and gave in to the temptation to go against the wishes of the Father, she broke the relationship of perfect trust and immediately knew that things would never be the same. There is a documentary from Spain called¬†La tierra de Maria¬†(Mary’s Land) which, at the beginning,Continue reading “Trust”

No suffering is for naught in Christ

This morning I was led to read a reflection by Joni Eareckson Tada on 50 years as a paraplegic (Reflections on the 50th Anniversary of My Diving Accident). She spent the first part of her time after her accident trying to drown in her misery but God sent friends into her life who helped herContinue reading “No suffering is for naught in Christ”