Tag: Thought For The Day

THE TALE OF TWO JOHNS

I was standing in line at the bank the other day, waiting for a computer problem to be sorted out, when I fell into a discussion with the man standing in line behind me... I mentioned that I was in a bit of hurry because I was hoping to have time to visit my friend … Continue reading THE TALE OF TWO JOHNS

UTOPIAN PASSWORDS AND OTHER OXYMORONS

  I’m writing to you from my bed today... No, I’m not ill, but when I attempted to get out of bed this-morning the “Start the Day” software prompted me to enter my “Get out of Bed” password, but I couldn’t remember it, and it wouldn’t let the sheets roll back. I couldn’t remember the … Continue reading UTOPIAN PASSWORDS AND OTHER OXYMORONS

YOUR ONE TRUE FRIEND

  How many of us know how to be a good friend? How many of us know the pleasure of having one? (SNUFMUMRIKO: "Some Distant Afternoon") Two years ago I wrote a post called “Profile of a good friend”, partly in honor of my good mate Terence Ruffle, who, unfortunately, lives on the other side of … Continue reading YOUR ONE TRUE FRIEND

HOW TO STOP BLAMING GOD

When things go wrong we’re prone to point the finger of blame, either at God or at some person we think is guilty... A few weeks ago I wrote a post called “How to shout at God and get away with it”. I owned up to the fact that there have been times when I’ve … Continue reading HOW TO STOP BLAMING GOD

HOW TO SHOUT AT GOD AND GET AWAY WITH IT

Have you ever been frustrated with God? If your answer is “no” then you either haven’t been a Christian for long, or you are uniquely blessed with a trouble-free life, or you have an unusually mellow attitude…or you’re lying. (DERU: "The Future Never Comes") I’m willing to be one of the honest ones and admit … Continue reading HOW TO SHOUT AT GOD AND GET AWAY WITH IT