Articles from Darrel Hofland's Sacred Spaces

Sacred Spaces 522 – Same old, same old – familiar verses…

I chuckled to myself recently; realizing that so often with these Sacred Spaces, I use the “same old same old” scriptures and that even my themes (topics) seem to be recurring… I write about the likes of: – creation – the nearness of God – the practical “ness” of the gospel – not treating Christianity […]

Dear Sacred Spaces reader

To whom it may concern, I love words. I love reading. I love writing. I love expressing myself. But… You may have noticed… I have posted less over the last few weeks. This ministry (it started as that) has gone on since Oct 2004. So thats roughly just over 12 years. I’ve always prayed and […]

Sacred Spaces 518 – Simplify

(Maybe this seems to be a requiring theme in my life for a reason. Maybe yours too?) Less noise Less things Less Facebook status updates Less phone apps Less clutter Less social media Less gadgets Less running from one appointment to another Less online presence More quality time with loved ones More present More reading […]

Sacred Spaces 517 – On wings…

The other day riding back from the shops I captured this shot: On seeing this awesome bird of prey, I thought of: “But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” Isaiah […]

Sacred Spaces 515 – Twenty Sixteen

Hi all, this is my last Sacred Space post for 2016.  (And from this side of South Africa too) If I had to choose my favourite song of 2016; it would have to be The Window by THRICE “All that I’ve known’s within the walls of this room where there’s a window Roughly boarded up It’s true the […]