Joy Lenton

apocalypse - the advent of Christ's second coming to earth @wordsofjoy.me

apocalypse: the advent of Christ’s second coming to earth

Thoughts about a forthcoming Apocalypse have influenced filmmakers for years and captivated audiences. Apocalyptic end of life scenarios played out before our eyes can trigger reactive fear, self-protectiveness, defensiveness, isolationism and hoarding of any resources we deem indispensable should the worst happen. If we seek a biblical perspective on it we begin to glimpse light …

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deeper - on writing, faith, invitation and grace - #oneword365 @wordsofjoy.me

deeper: on writing, faith, invitation and grace #oneword365

Writing is a strange art. It draws deep and deeper still out of our minds and hearts. Because the art of creativity involves sorting, sifting and lifting what might lie concealed. This happens with our emotions and thoughts, ones we didn’t realise were buried deep inside us. And their surfacing can surprise or frighten us …

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Joseph - ordinary people doing extraordinary things by grace @wordsofjoy.me

Joseph: ordinary people doing extraordinary things by grace

Joseph is significant in our family. It’s the name of our elder son and the role our grandson performed in his first school nativity play. Although he did have to share the part with seven others, but who’s counting? 😉 The dressing up, singing and speaking fun was still his to savour. I’ve been thinking …

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