Faith, trust and confidence: Foundations for living

Faith, trust and confidence: Foundations for living

Faith is a sense of complete confidence or trust in someone or something. The story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer illustrates the power of the strength of faith, and shows how strong faith can develop deep courage. Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a Lutheran pastor who was born in...
Obstacles or opportunities?

Obstacles or opportunities?

A story: A doorkeeper stands on guard before the temple of the Law. To this doorkeeper there comes a man who begs for admittance to the Law, but the doorkeeper says that he cannot admit the man at the moment. The man, on reflection, asks if he will be allowed then to...
Courage at the cliff-edge

Courage at the cliff-edge

‘The tiger, the man, and God’ A man was being chased by a tiger. He ran as hard as he could until he was at the edge of a cliff with the tiger in hot pursuit. The man looked over the edge of the cliff and saw a branch growing out of the side of the cliff a...