Has our homeland degenerated into a toothless society? We have Viking blood in our veins and they were more wild than tame. They used to go berserk. We were a large kingdom with the whole of the Nordic region and part of northern Europe. We conquered much through war. On these ancient days, we now… Read More Sweden toothless? Sverige tandlöst?
We were having a picnic and walking in the woods. Simply a bit of hiking in Hammarskog. We left late and intended to start with lunch when we arrived. It would be a light lunch. When Peter fixed the sandwiches with flatbread containing cheese, mustard and ham, he made far too many. I reflected that… Read More Too much food. För mycket mat.
To my despair, I discovered another potential weed in the flower bed, but this time in the lavender sea with the red star cluster in the middle. I wondered again if it was really a weed? Click here to read the previous post in the series. It was difficult to separate the plants and when… Read More Weeds in the flower bed, 2. Ogräs i rabatten, 2.
We moved to our townhouse due to, among other things, not having to take care of any garden. At the first meeting in the community, the question arose about the flower bed at the front and everyone voted for each of us to take care of the one in front of our own house instead… Read More Weeds in the flower bed, 1. Ogräs i rabatten, 1.
Sometimes we humans are so all about us and around us so that everything insignificant ends up in focus and the essentials in the shadows. Let us instead try to focus on the important so that the less important loses its power to get us off course. The essential thing is to keep us on… Read More Insignificances and essentials. Inblick 2020:38 Oväsenligheter & väsentligheter.
The word faith Faith in the Bible is something strong and means knowing from a certainty in the heart of what one hopes for and is a conviction of what one does not yet see. But in Swedish, faith means something that may or may not be true. Faith as a word is immediately exposed… Read More Confusing words. Förvillande ord.
B – [be] I happened to hear a conversation from a family with children hiking in the mountains just like us, Peter and I. I didn’t eavesdrop, but intercepted what was said. The daughter started with “can we start at B?” They answered in the negative and began to argue why not. I wanted to… Read More A or B? A eller B?
God is someone to trust. He makes promises to us that He keeps. He says what applies and shows that it is true. He is not someone you cohabitate with. He is someone you marry. Do you want to marry God? In that case, it starts with a betrothal, which is more than an engagement… Read More God is a covenant God. Gud är löftenas Gud.
The Jews demand a sign and the Greeks seek wisdom. The Greeks are perhaps seeking a little more humbly and the Jews are possibly demanding with a little more boldness. The Jews, God’s chosen people who received the law and the promises, and the Greeks a people turned away from God, who fumbled their way… Read More Jesus is our wisdom. Jesus är vår vishet.
If you have any unholy alliances, then give them up. In order for God to be our God fully in all areas, we must distance ourselves from all other gods. There is only one God and the other aspirants are idols. Are you curious if you may have a god? I had, without knowing it.… Read More Unholy alliances. Oheliga allianser.