Theme for August 2018: Light

Light on my path

Light on my path

  The psalmist says, “Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.” (Psalm 119:105) Here are some light-bearing Scripture verses and a prayer. Hopefully there is something in this selection to encourage you and help light your way. And God said, ‘Let there be light,’ and there was light. Genesis … Continue reading "Light on my path"
In the school of prayer with the Celtic Saints

In the school of prayer with the Celtic Saints

  To all saints, i.e. anyone who is within the Body of Christ … For many decades now, Celtic Spirituality has been a hot topic, latterly also in my life. How grateful I am that I was brought into contact with this ancient but holistic faith tradition through ministries like the Iona Community, the Northumbria … Continue reading "In the school of prayer with the Celtic Saints"
In the light of His coming

In the light of His coming

(Photo: Irene Bom)   Here are Paul’s words of encouragement and exhortation to his friend and partner in the gospel, Timothy, taken from the Amplified Bible:   I charge [you] in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, Who is to judge the living and the dead, and by (in the light of) His … Continue reading "In the light of His coming"
The blessing of light

The blessing of light

“Shine like diamonds”  (Photo: Irene Bom)   This is the first post in the new series, “Light”, a recurring theme in the Bible, from the first chapter to the last. A prayer In his book, The Open Gate, David Adam has a section entitled “Candle prayers”. Here is one that works both as a morning … Continue reading "The blessing of light"