Pursuing Your Dreams

Pursuing Your Dreams

When I tell people I’m writing a novel, I’m met with either wry smiles or wide-eyed bewilderment, followed by the question, “Why not become a teacher or a journalist?”  It’s so common that I pre-empt the response.  To be honest I’m not that passionate about teaching,...
Christianity: Rules or Relationship?

Christianity: Rules or Relationship?

Rules. No one likes that word. It’s daunting, ponderous. It goes in the same box as ‘terms and conditions’ or ‘wait time: three hours’. Terms that make you glance round for the exit. Christianity is distinguished by its lack of rules, which is great because rules were...
Answer to Prayer: God or Coincidence?

Answer to Prayer: God or Coincidence?

Do you believe that you play a role in God’s plan? Do you believe that you’re woven somewhere in that huge tapestry of His that runs as far as east is from west – a tapestry so large that no man could fathom it even if he had his entire life to study its workings? Of...
Pursuing Your Dreams: Risks

Pursuing Your Dreams: Risks

When I tell people I’m writing a novel, I’m met with either wry smiles or wide-eyed bewilderment, followed by the question, “Why not become a teacher or a journalist?” It’s so common that I pre-empt the response. To be honest, I’m that not passionate about teaching,...