“To Timothy, my true son in the faith…” 1 Timothy 1:2. From the very first sentences in the letter to Timothy you can sense the deep love apostle Paul had for his younger brother in the faith. Paul himself didn’t have children, but he had a great father’s heart for his followers, his children of faith.
Although I like the touch of a physical book in my hands, I am getting more and more used to reading books on an iPad or iPhone.
And now, with summer break around the corner, and the prospect of a trip by car to Sweden and Norway, I am looking for books to read. Bringing a lot of books with me in the car isn’t an option, so my Kindle app sure is a great solution!
When my parenting ‘wisdom’ didn’t work out the way I had in mind, and I had to acknowledge my complete lack of patience and inner peace, I felt desperate. There were times I cried: “O Lord, I just can’t raise this child. I’m not fitted for this job!”
A new email arrives in my inbox: “That picture on my website doesn’t align like it should. Can you have a look and fix it?” It’s a reasonable question, since I help maintain several WordPress sites for clients and friends.
As I mentioned before, grocery shopping isn’t exactly my hobby. It’s not so much the shopping that bothers me, but rather that the whole process seems overwhelming sometimes. It sure doesn’t work for me to ‘just go’ without any preparation – I’ll end up going back to the store for several items I forget.