Looking back through this blog, it seems I mainly write posts about coping with hard times, and wondering if I can see God in them. From taking up my guitar and singing church songs when I am just not in the mood for it (here and here) to euthanasing runts, there seems to be a constant paradox of “Yeah, life sucks but God is good.”. Continue reading “When your life needs a Plan B: Life sucks but God is good”
What’s your superpower?
This phrase is normally accredited to Stan Lee, but in various forms it is pre-dated by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1908, and a biblical variant is in the book of Luke. Most of us, however, will remember these words as being said by Benjamin “Ben” Parker, the uncle of Peter Parker / Spiderman. Continue reading ““With great power there must also come great responsibility.””
Monday 4.11.13 is not a day that I want to repeat in hurry. It’s been a couple of weeks now and last week was just too busy to be able sit down and put something together. Continue reading “A puppy called Courage”
It had been a tough week. One duckling got a kicked in the wrist playing football, the other one is struggling with homework, Mother Duck seemed to be buying things we didn’t need (don’t ask, I can’t remember any more), the house was filling up with boxes, Continue reading “It’s all coming up roses ..”
As some will know, Dream is a three year old Miniture
Snowzer Sknautzer Schnauzer. She’s a little introverted, but otherwise typical. She loves attention, fighting games, tug-o-war, chasing in the forest, etc. She’s not however keen about being groomed. Clipping her claws is a nightmare but she has got used to having floppy frog-sized ticks plucked off her. Continue reading “Darn dog!”
After an eventful morning I was challenged to think about the difference between necessity and privilege, and how we distinguish between the two. Continue reading “Necessity versus Privilege”