Well it has been a long time between posts and a lot of that has been taken up by the pandemic which ultimately redefined waiting in ways that we never knew were possible! Waiting to get out of lockdown, waiting on test results, waiting to travel, waiting to see family and friends, waiting to return… Continue reading Waiting in a season of waiting….
Metaphors and Meanings: How the Words We Speak Shape our Lives
A wonderful book written in the 1990s called Metaphors We Live By speaks about how so much of how we understand the world is conveyed through the metaphors (or expressions) that we use to describe our lives. One common metaphor is talking about love as war, for example 'Love is a battlefield' or 'All's fair in love and war'. But further to just being descriptors of people or circumstances these very metaphors actually have the power to shape our lives, for better or for worse. What metaphors are you using today and how do they match up with the metaphors we find in the Bible?
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