Am I a Selfish person?

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- I make –many times- strong comments… for example, I do believe that all current challenges in the world, have their main cause in the selfishness of us as human beings: … wars… corruption… pandemics…are often caused by leaders interested in power, to satisfy themselves. But... Continue Reading →

A Mother-inspired prayer

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- . 14th of AugustIt would be six years.Six years after she crossed the river to the shore beyond.My Mom…… She was born in a very remote village to ordinary peasants.With no means to go to school she went to the woods to work.Until the pastor... Continue Reading →

Offside

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- Soccer football season is on again! Until May next year, when Bayern München will have garnered their umpteenth championship in a row, a lot of otherwise relatively sane people will turn into glassy-eyed, sports-hero-worshipping fans every weekend. I wonder if they will notice that their... Continue Reading →

Ponderings of a Traveller

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.'Luke 10:27 Just recently, while traveling, this passage kept popping into my mind. I couldn’t seem to... Continue Reading →

So close, but so far away…

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- Sometimes it is possible for something to be both close and far away. Thanks to today’s technology we can see what’s happening all around the world in real time. I can see with my family daily via FaceTime (video chat). This can be bittersweet. Things... Continue Reading →

He’s Gone

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- Recently I experienced the sudden death of my brother, Dave. Early one morning I woke up to the message  *call me* from my sister-in-law and I immediately called and her first words were “he’s gone”. These two words hit me hard and I felt as... Continue Reading →

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