I feel God’s presence intensely, right to my very fingertips!
Whatever the realm is you’re walking in for the first time: you’re marking out a path for the next person.
‘I’d like to experience things with God too!’... whines my little lad and, on a whim, he grabs the Bible and reads at random these words of Jesus: ‘...Everyone who seeks, finds. And to everyone who knocks, the door will be opened....’
Even when people are so far from Him, God is concerned about the salvation of their souls and about their everyday lives.
We are “condemned” to staying at home with our partner, our children or just ourselves.
In the aeroplane I decide to talk to the Lord in a low voice, and too bad if the other passengers find this odd.
The item is now adorned with new packaging, which it didn’t have before! And my memory had an exact mental image of that bottle which did not correspond to the reality.
A storm in a tea-cup is nothing, unless the tea-cup is your head!
In spite of all my efforts, not one vegetable survived in my garden, not a single one...
As it’s already past opening hours, I make a detour into the nearest town to find a late-night store.
Conflict is a form of communication of last resort, which, contrary to appearances, does not have to finish badly, but provides the opportunity to draw closer to the other person.
Or : gardeners on vacation.
As I look out of the window, I think of all those young people who made a commitment at that memorable event. What if that commitment was just the effect of the emotion of one evening?
When we arrive at his house, the first thing we visit is the American’s office, with its low ceiling and artificial lights. The shift in culture emanates from everything I see.
At the moment of paying, I nearly fall over backwards: the price of this fondue is just exorbitant!
Spending time with God influences and puts into perspective my way of looking at things.
Guilt is just a pale copy of repentance, but it brings no comfort.
The horses of the ‘Franches’ are amongst the hardiest that exist.
As I reach the edge of the forest, I stumble on a relevant thought that appears as if by magic in a corner of my mind.
‘Whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven...’ (Jesus, in the Gospel of Matthew 18:18)
A short animation film by Swiss cartoonist Alain Auderset tells the message of the Bible in four minutes.
I really have to go for a walk.
- ‘My kids and I used to make dens in their bedrooms with sheets and things. We made up this whole new world, full of adventures… ‘
The sun can now get right down into every corner of the garden, the tender shoots of new grass can finally start to flourish.
Why is there no room for God in our society?