Theme for October 2020: Harvest

More food for thought

More food for thought

  According to euronews.com, there are multiple benefits to eating locally and in season. For example: reducing our carbon foot print protecting local land and wildlife from mass-scale agriculture minimizing our exposure to preservatives reconnecting our body with nature’s cycles enjoying nutrient dense food   Another benefit is that we get to share in the … Continue reading "More food for thought" ...
The fruit of lips

The fruit of lips

A GDR family savours a banana  (Artwork ** by Irene Bom)   Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise – the fruit of lips that openly profess his name. Hebrews 13:15   A prayer Blessing and honour, thanksgiving and praise more than we can utter, more than we can … Continue reading "The fruit of lips" ...
Seed

Seed

(Photo: Irene Bom)   Reflecting on Jesus’ parable of the sower, Uli Chi writes: … there are two kinds of uses for seeds. One use is to make something that can be appreciated and enjoyed for its own sake – for example, grains of wheat ground into flour to make bread. We regularly (and rightly) … Continue reading "Seed" ...
All good gifts

All good gifts

  “As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.” Genesis 8:22   A litany All good gifts around us are sent from heaven above, so we lift our hearts up to you, God, in praise and thanksgiving. As we count our blessings, … Continue reading "All good gifts" ...