Blythe Cody Existing in the space of liminality can be disorienting, scary and lonely. It is a bit like being dropped in the wilderness with no map, no compass and no idea how to get back to civilization. Anne Franks and John Meteyard. “Liminality: The Transforming Grace of In-Between Places, Hope is the melody of the future; faith is dancing in that melody right now. I am not a big fan of change. I recently moved house and was reminded again of how much I dislike the disruption of life; the change of what has become comfortable for what is unfamiliar and strange. I still go to the wrong side of the kitchen to find the microwave; and there are boxes in my garage filled with … [Read more...]
Covid – 19: time of self-assessment and God’s evaluation.
Akanesi Folau writes from Tonga of her family experience during the Covid-19 lockdown. On one afternoon, during the lock-down we were sitting down as a family for our family prayer and my eldest son was leading us into a bible verse, then we shared how it touches our lives and what message it gives us. Then there was an argument between us parents. My son intervened and spoke softly to make both sides happy in a Godly way, saying we are both right. Covid-19 taught us parents that having to listen and give space to our children for they are the messengers for whom God always speaks through to guide and direct us at our most extreme moments. John 14:1 “Don’t let your heart be … [Read more...]