Col 3v1-2 – The shuttle drivers

We are catching a shuttle from where we are staying in Cape Town to Table Mountain. The shuttle driver is really upbeat as he shares stories of his family and other achievements in life. On the return, we are picked up by a different driver who is gloomy. He complains about the traffic and parking… Continue reading Col 3v1-2 – The shuttle drivers

Gal 6v9 – Harvest

A tractor trundles past, towing a bin overflowing with grapes from the harvest. Stunning. I sip the wine. Smooth. Full-bodied. Delicious. It must be great to be a wine farmer and be able to make wine and then enjoy the fruits of your harvest. Yet, the planning, effort, commitment, endless hours, and investment are not… Continue reading Gal 6v9 – Harvest

Mat 11v28 – His rest

You are going on a long journey and feeling really tired. All you want to do is sleep. The good news is your friend, who is driving, is an excellent driver. He encourages you to sleep peacefully, and he will bring you safely to your destination. It is such bliss to close your eyes, fully… Continue reading Mat 11v28 – His rest

Heb 4v3 – Entering His rest

Describe your life at the moment. Anxious, overwhelmed, fearful of your finances, your health or your future? Lots of giant problems, making you anxious and robbing you of your peace of mind and heart? Israel felt the same way heading into the promised land. The wilderness was hot and uncomfortable. The land they were heading… Continue reading Heb 4v3 – Entering His rest

1Co 15v58 – In vain

“It was all in vain. I worked so hard on trying to get the promotion, but I was rejected.” “I spent so much of my money on this, but it turned out to be a waste.” In life, we all have experiences where we have invested so much of our time, energy, and maybe even… Continue reading 1Co 15v58 – In vain

2Pe 1:3 – The Maestro

Have you ever listened to a musician play a piece of music so skillfully that you were just in awe? Have you ever wished to somehow have this skill transferred into your brain? Yet, we know it takes both incredible talent and thousands of hours of practice to become a musical maestro. Our calling to… Continue reading 2Pe 1:3 – The Maestro

Ps 139:3 – See all I do

Work-Home. Socials-Church. Monday-Sunday. Compartments. That’s how most of us live life. And in each of these compartments there is a version of us. The boss – The dad. The joker – The preacher. Monday Me – Sunday Me. Yet, while we may have many compartments and many roles – there is only one God, and… Continue reading Ps 139:3 – See all I do