Journal

Author: Barbara Ryan

“Barriers to True Love”

“Barriers to True Love”

In this “Space for God” Devotional, Barbara Ryan (Coracle Associate) guides us through a reflection on how and why we struggle to see ourselves and others as God sees us– as God’s Image Bearers. She draws upon Scripture, CS Lewis, and her own poetry...
Responding to Life’s Blows

Responding to Life’s Blows

Originally written circa 1988 Job 3:24-26 For my sighing comes as bread, and my groanings are poured out like water. For the thing I fear comes upon me, And what I dread befalls me. I am not at ease, nor am I quiet; I have no rest, but trouble comes. “The thing I fear...
Psalm 130: God Uses and Redeems All

Psalm 130: God Uses and Redeems All

Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord! 2     O Lord, hear my voice! Let your ears be attentive     to the voice of my pleas for mercy! These verses could have been penned by Jonah from the belly of the whale, who took Jonah literally to great depths!  But who has not...