'love' Tagged Posts

'love' Tagged Posts

Hidden Crosses

For a couple of years on and off I have been swimming and trying my best to repeat simple mantras as I do so. I’ve done lap after lap focusing on that ancient line Lord Jesus Christ Have Mercy on Me or some other short easy to repeat prayer or verse. Despite my best intentions, I spend most the time counting 1-2-3 breathe-1-2-3-breathe, and getting lost in the pure…

God Wanted Me to Punch Him…

This week I saw my four year old punch my two year old. “hey, what are you doing?” I said, trying not to flip out. “Papa, the bible says to treat others as you want them to treat you. Thomas punched me so he must want me to punch him” 4Hear, O Israel: the LORD our God is one LORD: 5and thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with…