What on earth were the Magi thinking?

What on earth were the Magi thinking?

Paul is the creator of Under The Tamarisk Tree.Click here for a bit more info.
Paul Grobler
Why did they think a bright star in the heavens signifies the birth of a divine king? Why did they connect it with Israel and Jerusalem of all places? They weren’t even Jewish! And what made them pack their bags and take a long journey to go and meet this...Read more
Sitting at Heaven’s Gates

Sitting at Heaven’s Gates

I am a fellow Christ follower and married to Paul.We have a teenage daughter, a tween son, two daschunds and now also a rescue puppy.I am a social worker in private practise.I am heading up Phileo Dynamix Counseling Services.We focus on support and social services in the healthcare industry. Please visit phileodynamix.co.za for more info.
Ronel Grobler
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I was sitting next to my dad’s hospital bed. The lights were dimmed, curtains slightly drawn. The scent of sanitiser intermingled with hospital food aromas filled the air. Such a clinical setting. Not the ideal scene for my last memories of my dad. Death knocking on the door He never...Read more
Time is on my side! (Giants part 3)

Time is on my side! (Giants part 3)

Paul is the creator of Under The Tamarisk Tree.Click here for a bit more info.
Paul Grobler
“Ti-i-i-ime, is on my side… yes it is!”. Remember that line from the movie Fallen, starring Denzil Washington? Wow, I can’t hear that song without thinking of that movie anymore! Or what about the block buster Noah starring Russel Crowe? City of Angels starring Nicholas Cage and Meg Ryan? Do...Read more
Sins of the Fathers (Giants part 2)

Sins of the Fathers (Giants part 2)

Paul is the creator of Under The Tamarisk Tree.Click here for a bit more info.
Paul Grobler
Something was off in Genesis 6. This whole thing about the “sons of God” taking wives from the “daughters of man” drew a strong reaction from Yahweh. When this started to happen, he said “My Spirit shall not abide in man forever, for he is flesh: his days shall be...Read more
Fall of the Giants – part 1

Fall of the Giants – part 1

Paul is the creator of Under The Tamarisk Tree.Click here for a bit more info.
Paul Grobler
Giants. An integral part of any great fantasy story. Clumsy and runny-nosed, it were those hilarious giants in the Hobbit who made Bilbo realise he is a pretty good burglar. Or remember those battle scenes in the Lord of the Rings? Those fierce Cave Trolls hammering away at the fighters...Read more