This is astounding. The average person in their lifetime consumes about 200,000 kilograms of food – that’s equivalent to a herd of 20 elephants. We consume 1 million litres of water – about 400 swimming pools. We consume 100,000 megawatt hours of energy – equivalent to powering a smartphone for about 450,000 years. We consume… Continue reading Luk 12v48 – Consumers
Training for a marathon teaches you one thing – repetition. As I trudge bleary-eyed along the promenade, I watch the sun rise each day from the same spot while the waves consistently crash against the shore. The repetition reminds me of King Solomon’s words – “What do people gain from all their labours at which… Continue reading Ecc 1v3-7 – Cycles
What are the names of the gods you worship? Fame? Success? Praise? Pleasure? Money? Do these gods, and our pursuit of them, draw us closer to or further away from a relationship with our Heavenly Father? As Israel entered the promised land, Joshua warned them sternly. “But if your heart turns away and you are… Continue reading Deu 30v19-20 – Choose life
Corrupt governments, high-interest rates, crime, climate change, the threat of war, high cost of living, unemployment. There are so many uncertainties in the world we live in today, and it’s so easy to get despondent. Where do we run to shelter ourselves from all these uncertainties? Is it working harder, so we have more money?… Continue reading Pro 18v10-11 – Run! Run now!