Go, give, come and follow

In Mark 10 we read of a wealthy man coming to Jesus, desiring eternal life. He must not have been very old as he was fit and came running. (Mark 10:17) Falling at the feet of Jesus with his question, we see that he was desperate. He’s been thinking about life and eternal life and knows that he’s missing something. Jesus is very clear and gives him an answer which we can sum up with a few words. Continue reading


Plain thoughts on planes. Have you ever wondered?

It is just time to fly out from NE Scotland, back to Holland and then on to Malta. On my last visit, I wrote the following.

Again I’m on an Air Malta flight from Amsterdam to Malta. Before taking off, I sat with my eyes closed and prayed to my heavenly Father, asking for safety, protection and God’s help to reach out to others sitting next to me. I believe God listens and always answers my prayers. Continue reading


God’s leading to touch lives

Before I continue my “Open letters,” let me share something more on the lighter side. The question are: 
Do we see God answering prayer? 
Do we see Him lead our lives? 
Do we see the Father touching lives?

When the answer to each is a strong “YES,” there is a wonderful excitement in the air and the realization that God is moving, causing things to happen. Inside, our expectations in faith become greater. That is the feeling that floods my heart right now. Why? Continue reading