The Hulk: Do we ever see the full picture?

One of my favourite Marvel Heroes is “The Incredible Hulk”.  If I am honest, there is a lot in him which resonates with me; inside me is some form of Hulk wanting to get out.  I keep him caged up fairly well most of the time.  Actually, he has not got out now for quite a long time although I can feel him sometimes rattling the bars of his cage.

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When your life needs a Plan B: Life sucks but God is good

It’s ironic.

Looking back through this blog, it seems I mainly write posts about coping with hard times, and wondering if I can see God in them.  From taking up my guitar and singing church songs when I am just not in the mood for it (here and here) to euthanasing runts, there seems to be a constant paradox of “Yeah, life sucks but God is good.”. Continue reading

Beauty from ashes

It had been a damn tough 24 hours.  Within that time, I had been given a few difficult bits of news and I was emotionally pretty much running on empty.  So, I just stayed in the side office where I took that last piece of news and re-read Psalm 23 a few times.  This isn’t to say that I have all my ducks in a row – not by a long shot, but after a final kick to my emotional testicles, I needed something. Continue reading