Book review: Catch-22 by Joseph Heller I found this book as number 2 on the list of funniest books ever. Number one being The Hitchhiker’s guide to the Galaxy. I found that one incredibly funny, so I looked forward to another such funny book. And indeed this book had me laugh out loud so often […]

Who’s in control

A couple of months ago I wrote a piece titled ‘Who lives my life?’ And the short summary of it was: ‘That’s me, and I’ll really flourish if Jesus is my source of energy’.  As a counterpart to that, this text will deal with the question who controls my life.  That is: who decides about […]

Verlangen naar God

God, u bent mijn God, u zoek ik, naar u smacht mijn ziel, naar u hunkert mijn lichaam in een dor en dorstig land, zonder water. — Ps.63:2 Beste gemeenteleden, een paar maanden geleden heb ik in de Jeruzalempost iets geschreven over contemplatief gebed. Dit was omdat dit voor mij in het afgelopen jaar heel […]

Fly like an eagle

He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength. Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted; but they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; […]