He came down

The King of kings came down,  riding not on a mighty stallion  but on a young donkey,  adorned not in robes of gold  but a simple cotton garment.  He wore not a crown of silver but  a crown of thorns. He had no army but a group of humble disciples,    He came not to […]

Racham—a sliver of heavenly love

Basking in the sun with my mother on a single bed, we fit like two peas in a pod.  whether we laugh and reminisce,  or we sit in silence and just ponder life,  we are together and that is what comforts us.  how can human love be so deep?  how can a species that is […]

‘longing for eternity’

every time, i see an innocent child suffering,  i long for eternity when injustice engulfs the earth like a flood,  i long a little more  when sickness strikes,  i imagine running without weariness in the new body Jesus will give me, free of any ailment or imperfection when i hear about the evil that man […]

‘The Pressing Paradox’

it is when I am at my weakest,  that God’s power can completely engulf all my weaknesses, endowing me with His strength  it’s by the wounds of Jesus, that I am healed    it’s when I relinquish and surrender my life to Jesus, that I gain eternal life  it’s offering the other cheek when I […]

Agape love

1 Corinthians 13:4-7 New International Version 4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices […]

Altruism, a hallmark of the running community

Whether it’s the noise of feet pounding on tarmac saturated in conversion and laughter or heavy breathing interspersed with the frequent “keep going, almost there,” running with my local running group brings a smile to my face and continually reminds me of the importance of community. In case you haven’t noticed, we humans were created […]

Poems by Sara Bissell

Poem 1   The Saviour I adore   my sin which clung so tightly  He bore instead,  I am adorned in the righteousness of the One I have come to adore. Only He is the door  leading me to the fullness of life evermore.   This is the Saviour I adore    Poem 2   An ode to poetry  […]