Peter and I were to record a TV program in Älmhult, the same day my dear friend celebrated her birthday. She works in central Älmhult and without knowing where she was, we passed a flower shop and after an intentional purchase of an African lily, I ran into her office to congratulate her and in… Read More The African lily. Den afrikanska liljan.
Sweden “turns the coat with the wind” when it comes to drugs, just like during World War II when we pretended to be neutral, but still allowed transports of German soldiers on Swedish railways (Wikipedia). We definitely say no! to the criminal drugs on the streets, but legalizes mind-altering medication, prescribed by doctors in white… Read More Sweden legalizes drugs. Sverige legaliserar knark.
“Our Father, who art in heaven.” We always start with the most important thing, and that is God. He is the Father. That is what is most important for our relationship with God, that He is our Father. He has made us born again, through His Holy Spirit and His Word. He is our Father… Read More Our Father, part 1. Vår Fader, del 1.
The other day my husband Peter and I read the Gospel of John together. When we read a Bible text we usually talk about it; if we have seen something special, if God has spoken to us or if we have any questions about it. This time I was reminded that we have within us… Read More Wait upon God. Inblick 2021:12. Vänta på Gud.
In English, på svenska, en français. Jesus explains God. Does this in itself mean that God is fully explicable, or comprehensible? Does that mean He has come down to our level? Yes, He has come down to our level, to meet with us. But at the same time He has taken us up to His… Read More I am. Jag är. Je suis.
If you have a plan for physical exercise, how much more should you have a plan for practicing godliness? Also, if you check off your weekly physical exercise schedule, how much more important is it to tick off your God-fearing exercise schedule? Or, of course, the essential thing is that you practice the fear of… Read More Train yourself for godliness. Öva dig i Gudsfruktan.
If you feel that you lack courage and a darkness is trying to both push you down and keep you down, then you should know that it is not from God. It’s probably an evil spirit trying to make life miserable for you. The Bible says that we should resist the evil one standing fast… Read More Do not be discouraged. Var inte modlös.
Jesus says in the Gospels ”Love your neighbor as yourself”. To be able to do this selflessly, I have to start by loving myself. Otherwise it will be difficult to love someone like myself, that is, if I despise or hate myself. But the law actually requires that I first love God out of all… Read More Love yourself. Älska dig själv.
Click here to read the previous poem and here to get to the Poem page. I can choose topull up the blindtowards the sky, and see clearlybehold, the bright morning stargo up, in my heart The God of heaven existswhether I believe it or notit’s my choiceto partake of the lightto clear the blind The… Read More Pull up the blind. Dra upp persiennen.
Sweden released Norway and then they discovered the oil, but the Norwegians have always gone for a “walk about” on their mountains. The oil had slid through our fingers, but with the COVID-19 pandemic, almost all of the Swedish people have now started to walk, just like them. All of us Swedes go out and… Read More We go over dewy hills, lalala! Inblick 2021:7. Vi gå över daggstänkta berg, fallera!