• Missing Dawn!

    22 September, 2014

    Soul Snack 182/14 ... Sweeping with a tiresome regularity across each man are life's changes and chances. There are days of joy and days of sadness. There are days of mercy and days of punishment. There are days of health and days of misery. Let each man plan well for his tomorrow but live in…...[read more]

  • Sulfur Stained Grace

    21 September, 2014

    Soul Snack 181/14 ... The hurdled has been leapt, pride swallowed and knees bent in a sorrowful repentance. But that now is stapled to a far distant yesterday, a faded memory - the affixing of a small spiritual rudder for a long life. Christian comfort has arrived. Faith is at great (and deadly)…...[read more]

  • Of Pride & Prayer

    18 September, 2014

    Soul Snack 180/14 ... Beware the pride of prayer. Audit the performance of public displays, or the inner comparisons to others during private devotions. Worship does not make a man temptation proof. To dwell with God is no fence from evil. Remember satan dwelt in heaven, discussed the news with…...[read more]

  • The Wisdom of Short Prayers

    17 September, 2014

    Soul Snack 179/14 ... Can you speak too much in prayer would seem a sensible sequel to yesterday's SoulSnack Can You Pray Too Much . A certain group of religious leaders were legendary for their hollow hearts and wordy prayers. Jesus speaks judgement over them: "They (the teachers of the…...[read more]

  • Can You Pray Too Much?

    16 September, 2014

    Soul Snack 178/14 ... Do you consider it worthwhile to pray? The Apostle Paul has set the bar very high: Pray continually (1 Thessalonians 5:17) The intelligent counsel of Henri Nouwen advises, Pray always (continually) literally means ‘to come to rest.’ In fact, the real and…...[read more]

  • Endless Prayer?

    15 September, 2014

    Soul Snack 177/14 ... Prayer – the spoken joy of the wanderer or the settled, the gregarious and the hermit alike. BUT prayer has enemies - they are activism, comfort and self-sufficiency. The human heart knows much of power and seeks many endeavours. But these are in vain, a mere whistling…...[read more]