Writing the answer

He prayed on his knees. He prayed standing. He prayed sitting. But he had never heard the voice of God. So he started to write down his prayers. At first no more than a few lines - big issues and real problems. He still heard nothing. Yet he wrote on, enjoying the confidence of pen [...]

11 May – What to do this Sunday

  This Sunday we are  thinking about meeting two disciples on the road to Emmaus. They were dispirited after Jesus’ crucifixion. And although they had heard about his resurrection, they just didn’t believe it! But now a stranger hurries after them and explains God’s whole plot.   They invite him in to eat and what [...]

What to do this Sunday – 27 April 2014

Not able to go to church this Sunday - don’t worry. Here is a short act of worship.   Firstly still your minds, concentrate on breathing slowly and letting go of the future.   Focussing on the ‘now’  by relaxing into the music clip below.   Read the story of Christ appearing to disciples articularly [...]

What to do this Sunday – Easter Day

Easter is not like Christmas! Since, over Easter we encounter all that is good and bad about being human. For we see cruelty, corruption and pain. But we also see compassion, accompaniment and sacrifice. Above all, we see God in the unbelievable acceptance of human nastiness and His ability to defeat the worst of all [...]

Prayer is like Sport

Prayer is like sport - it is more talked about than done! The problem is like any conversation in a relationship, it requirements commitment. After all, if we want to keep a friendship going we need to give time and effort to make that phone call, meet up or send a text. And so it [...]