Our constant

Ask anyone, and they’ll agree that today’s world is very different from the one our parents and grandparents knew. The funny thing is that the feeling is not new by any m …  »

Lost in my hometown

I thought the move was going to be a simple change of scenery, possibly requiring some minor adjustments at most. After all, I was returning to my home country, already k …  »

God’s GPS

Technological developments can help us understand a bit more about God and how He manages His affairs. For example, prayer can be illustrated by the cell phone, used to i …  »

The broad-leafed cactus

Walking along a narrow path in the tropical forest we often visit for a Sunday walk, under the radiant early-morning African sun, I notice a magnificent cactus and stop t …  »

Free agents

Have you ever been faced with important decisions and needed explicit direction, only to feel as if God was in silent mode?—Right when you would most like Him to give a p …  »

Time to launch

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.—André Gide (1869–1951) Decision is the spark that ignites action. Until a decision is …  »

Set sail!

My friend Jack lived in a large house in a pleasant, leafy suburb. It was a great place to raise his family of five, but his children have long since married and moved on …  »

42 kilometers of life

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so ea …  »

The right choice

The summer when I was twelve, my father surprised my younger sister and me by announcing that he had a different plan for our summer holiday. Instead of planning our vaca …  »

Lighten up

The ministry of John the Baptist mostly preceded that of Jesus. John’s message was one of repentance; he proclaimed the coming of the Savior. Although some of his followe …  »

The best place

Following Me doesn’t mean that you will never encounter problems, because problems are part of life on earth, and they’re one of the ways in which I teach and strengthen …  »