A nation divided

There is an old story of a surgeon, an architect and a politician arguing about who was in the oldest profession. The doctor said it must be him because a surgical operation would have been required on Adam to remove a rib for Eve.  ‘Ah’ exclaimed the architect, ‘but before that, an architect created order out [...]

Of Morning

DarylMadden

Stillness of morning
Is gifted to you
A place for the soul
To open your view

Peace of the morning
I offer to you
My hope of this gift
Of your soul to soak through

Light of the morning
I bless to you
Of hope and of joy
Of stirring anew

Drawing of morning
To find Me here
With desire of love
To join in our prayer

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A warning revealed

There are a lot of strange writings in the Bible but the Book of Revelation is up there with the best of them. Admittedly, there were many similar works but they didn’t get to stay in the final list of scripture approved by the early church. Yet, it has to be said that even among other [...]

When did we stop asking questions?

‘What the hair oil?’ - My mother exclaimed this bizarre phrase whenever she was perplexed. Whatever it meant, it came from trying to fathom something outwith her experience. It expressed wonder.   Children have a wonderful dimension of wonder. Listen to teenagers and their ideas for world rank from the zany to the deeply sensible, sometimes [...]