A Stampede of Grace

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- Usually during lent I choose to fast something and, not just anything, but something that I really enjoy. Most of the time it has been coffee, but alcohol and cake have also been options. I, like so many other people, have fasted not to punish... Continue Reading →

Compassion 

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- Last week I finally called a dear friend whom I had wanted to contact for a long time. She is not well, I knew that.  I hadn't heard from her in a while. My everyday life was so busy these weeks and I was so... Continue Reading →

Wherever is Faith, there is Laughter.

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- Some of you might know that I am intensely engaged with the study of humor and its multiple facets. Recently I came across a very interesting book written by Gisela Matthiae: „Wo der Glaube ist, da ist auch Lachen“ („Where is Faith, there is Laughter). ... Continue Reading →

God’s Holy World

--- Midweek Meditations: thoughts, inspiration and encouragement from ACF community members --- Did you know that we live in a holy world?Holy not because it is perfect, holy not because it is always good or friendly, but holy because everything within it was created and redeemed by a holy God. This holiness is hard to... Continue Reading →

Grace

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- Skimming through next Sunday’s readings in order to prepare this meditation I did not choose:Philippians 3:4b-14 Maybe I would find a good topic in an Augustine quote? Surfing the internet I read the following: “Now there was, no doubt, a decided merit in the Apostle... Continue Reading →

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