2017
May
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The Supernatural In The Natural 8 – Heavenly Parenting

The wrong choices are why we suffer but love requires choice. So God risks choice.

It is our parental duty to protect our kids. So it seems like God has neglected His duty when He hasn’t protected us. Suffering even leads some to conclude that there is no God.

But as discussed, might it be we don’t have the full picture? And not just missing the full picture by not seeing what God has protected us from but why it is that God actually hasn’t protected us.

In another way the supernatural is found in the natural, the following thoughts on the risks of not letting kids take risks are insights in why God takes risks with us… Continue Reading →

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The Supernatural In The Natural 7 – Potential

One of the most important things a parent does for a child is to help them reach their potential. The first step is simply showing them their potential and sometimes, that involves letting them struggle through something so they can see that they can master it.

There are moments where this is no fun.
Neither for the parent or the child. But it’s necessary. Continue Reading →

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The Supernatural In The Natural 4

It’s 4am, what some people call “The Wee Hours” of the morning. I always wondered why they call it that. Now I’m thinking, perhaps that’s because it’s when wee little people like my newborn son are out and about wanting a feed.
Or perhaps because such hours involve nappy changes. Whatever the reason, it’s what we’re up to right now. Continue Reading →

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Never Tire Of Doing Good

“Deliver those that are drawn toward death, hold back those that are stumbling to the slaughter;”
Proverbs 24:11

“I’m going to work in a brothel” she said to me. My heart sank as my mind scrambled upwards seeking wisdom on what to do next. What to say?

Clearly, she’d given this some thought  to get to this point. Talking her out of this would not be easy. It’ll most certainly be uncomfortable and possibly unwelcomed. But we’re not down here to just do easy and comfortable are we?
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Food For Thought

So there I was wiping up an assortment of food debri sometime after another meal with my son. I thought to myself, “Gee, the usual things are much messier than they used to be now that I have a kid.”

Yep” came an immediate reply as a thought. I think it was God and with regards to His experience with me.

Hmm. I always said kids made for real adults. More lessons…

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