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‘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 [...]
Appreciating the wonders around us.
“So, you’re the Creator then? Boy, do I have some questions for you! You know, for a while we were convinced you didn’t do it: the whole universe thing. We reckoned that we had pretty much figured out an answer for everything — a grand unified theory — although there were a few black holes, [...]
Image with a quotation from Psalm 115; The heavens belong to the Lord.
For the beauty of the earth, for the glory of the skies, for the love which from our birth over and around us lies. For the wonder of each hour of the day and of the night, hill and vale and tree and flower, sun and moon and stars of light, For the joy of [...]
Uplifting poem for summer.
Find in a sunrise
A wonderful view
Discover in light
What it says to you
Warming the heart
Mercy so true
Lost in the drawing
A falling into
Love, its embrace
A drifting within
A gifting of grace
Peace is prevailing
Soul of arising
A divine connection
Thanks As we continue travelling with Christians around the world in the global prayer movement 'Thy Kingdom Come', we wonder at God's generosity and creativity. Prayer O God of all creation before whom all the flowers of the field bow down, as with gratitude we recognise your provision and possibility for all on earth, [...]
Psalm 67 Each day I choose to follow and each day I am chosen. Each day I walk the earth and the earth bears me. Each day I move and as I move I am led. Each day God’s face shines and grace warms my bones. All the ends of the earth revere God and [...]
Dodging the showers, I went for a stroll in the woods this morning. And as I wandered, I also wondered. For the large trees that surrounded me must have seen many more years than I. They would have lived through times of peace and trouble, times of calm and turmoil and periods of continual change. [...]