Jesus welcomed the people, taught them about the Kingdom of God and healed those in need. Luke 9:11

Today's Devotional

Carpe Diem

Being a teacher of Latin in Secondary School, I quite often have Latin quoted at me by people who know what I do. One of the most common phrases quoted is ‘carpe diem’. People understand this as ‘seize’ the day. In the dictionary, there is another translation of ‘carpe’, and that is to ‘pluck’ (as we harvest fruit from a tree). I prefer this translation, as it is a little less gung-ho, and it reminds me to take time out of the day to take stock and think for a bit. (This is not always...Read more...