No school, no problem. (so far, so good)

” The world’s a stage and all the men and women are merely players.” Shakespeare. It is strange to see in these times of pandemia: organizers start to organize, some people ignore, others freak out, writers start to write. Everybody plays his or her role. For us, it is strangely familiar to be home together…

By Janneke March 18, 2020 4

5 Steps in Passionate Ancient Prayer

  “Awake! Why are you sleeping, o Lord?” Phew! This is quite an approach to God, who is Holy and Triune, and more than we can think of or imagine! And yet it is the Word of God and the ancient Psalm 44. There is a whole mix of emotions in this psalm. This last…

By Janneke November 9, 2019 1

Wanderings

Somewhere on the wall in the place that we call “home” this week are the famous words of Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Von guten Machten wunderbar geborgen erwarten wir getrost, was kommen mag, Gott ist bei uns am Abend und am Morgen, und gans gewiss an jeden neuen Tag. /Wonderfully sheltered by good powers, we confidently expect…

By Janneke October 29, 2019 2

The end of the 100 day journey (plus filmclip)

Hey there,     It is hard to believe, but the 100-day journey is already over. It felt definitely as a pilgrimage, and sometimes I felt living the Lord of the Rings with all its rockiness, but also with beautiful green fields and sights of a bigger picture. The 100-day journey is over, but when…

By Janneke September 14, 2019 4