SHE – Nooma – Rob Bell

021 SHE – Nooma – Rob Bell I have checked out the illuminating video “She” by Rob Bell. I noted that Isaiah could be seen as one of the revolutionary prophets during the Old Testament times who introduced the concept of God in the feminine form as a mother, foreshadowing the time when gender equality…

Rumi ~ The Alchemy of Love

You come to us from another world; From beyond the stars and a void of space Transcendent, pure – of unimaginable beauty. Bringing with You the essence of Love. You transform all who are touched by You – Mundane concerns, troubles and sorrows dissolve in Your presence Bringing joy to ruler & ruled, to peasants…

“I know when you sit down and when you rise up.” Psalm 139:2

“All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.” Ralph Waldo Emerson The name of the essayist and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson looks familiar, and I remember quoting him saying “Earth laughs in flowers”. I learnt from Wikipedia that he led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century,…

Affirmations of our true identity – “word vitamins”

I came across this website on affirming our true self/identity (from a new age/progressive spirituality/mystical perspective) which I find it encouraging. “Affirmations become our Truth. We ingest this truth in the manner that works best for each of us. I take affirmations in the same way I take word vitamins. By reading or writing them,…

What is good and builds you up is God’s voice

Whatever is good, whatever builds you up, whatever encourages you to go on when life knocks you down… THAT is God’s voice. The rest are all lies. Don’t believe the lies people tell you, and especially don’t believe the lies you tell yourself. ~ Mike Myers Yes, whatever that is good and builds us up…

In Christ God cancelled every definition of distance – FDT

THOUGHTS FOR LIFE February 15 “Man was designed for the presence of God, not for His absence. Realise Emmanuel! In Christ God cancelled every definition of distance. Is 40:4,5.” – Francois du Toit Yes, through the revelation of the mystery of Christ in us, God cancelled every definition of distance. Whether it is spiritual distance,…

THOUGHTS FOR LIFE December 8 – Francois Du Toit

Deity has found display and definition in humanity! Gen.1:26, Col.2:9,10. Being persuaded about your true identity inspires expression of the highest integrity; this takes doing beyond duty. – Francois du Toit

In Christ, we are blessed with more than enough

“Only one thing God told Adam and Eve not to eat – the fruit from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. Yet they hung around that one tree instead of enjoying the many He has blessed them with. This is the lack mentality – to focus on the one thing we don’t…

All Things Work Together For Good – Charles Spurgeon

“We know that all things work together for good—to those who love God.” Romans 8:28 The believer is absolutely sure, that an invisible hand is always on the world’s helm, and that wherever providence may drift, Jehovah steers it. That reassuring knowledge prepares him for everything. He looks over the raging waters—and sees Jesus treading…