If you want to read about an utterly fantastical world, don’t read Harry Potter – read quantum physics. There you will hear about particles being in two places at once, nothing being certain only probable and even forces going back in time. Well, I have nearly always felt Christ’s presence around me. In a way [...]
https://youtu.be/aubaZFOQOJo Thanks to Marc and Catriona - the ministers at Invergowrie and Carse Churches in Scotland.
‘Two sides of the same coin’ is a common enough saying. So, it came to mind as I was reading the temptation of Jesus in the desert followed by his preaching in the synagogue. In the wilderness, he was sustained by reading scripture. He developed faith in the sustaining goodness of God. He re-affirmed [...]
With the New Year disappearing in the rear mirror, it is time to pack the decorations away. We will soon wrap the nativity story up in a box for another year. And as the attic hatch closes, we can easily forget that story’s characters. Since none were historical figures of great power, wealth, or talent. [...]
Photo by Brett Sayles on Pexels.com Writing as I do on Christmas Day of 2021, it is difficult to feel the full joy of this the holiest of days. The world seems full of infection, charlatan politicians, and human messiness. So, I started to think through the ghosts of Christmases past. The midnight carol services [...]
The local shopping mall has court jesters on top of its marble pillars. From ground level, they look very jolly in their scarlet and gold outfits. But their faces are quite sad when you get closer. Photo by Charl Durand on Pexels.com That’s not surprising for they see the whole Christmas pageant below them. The [...]