Articles from Darrel Hofland's Sacred Spaces

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I have entered my Sacred Spaces into the SA Blog Awards in the  ‘Best Religious or Spirituality Blog’ category. (Voting Period is:  28th November 2016 until 31st December 2016) I would love you to vote for me.  How to do so: Click on the “VOTE” image when you visit my site: Or click on this image below: WHY HAVE […]

Sacred Spaces 510 – Onesimus

I came across the small book (a page long) of Philemon in the scriptures over the weekend. I read about how Paul meets Onesimus in prison. Spends time with him and then sends out this appeal to Philemon: “He is no longer like a slave to you. He is more than a slave, for he […]

Sacred Spaces 507 – I disagreed with this post:

I read this post from Our Daily Bread during the week.  The piece was entitled United in Christ. Obviously the idea of unity is great… But I disagreed with the writer’s point of view.  (But no disrespect meant in my observation.) The writer said that the gospels didn’t capture Matthew and Simon bickering.  But the obvious reason […]

Sacred Spaces 504 – “40”

I spent some time reading Isaiah 40 this morning. I was encouraged. And thought I could share the piece of scripture with you and highlight some things: “Comfort, comfort my people,” says your God. 2 “Speak tenderly to Jerusalem. Tell her that her sad days are gone and her sins are pardoned. Yes, the Lord […]