The trees are talking

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. [...]

Fresh Start

Every dawn is a fresh start.   So give yourself a break and give God one as well.    Genesis 32.24-30(NIV) 24 So Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him till daybreak.25 When the man saw that he could not overpower him, he touched the socket of Jacob’s hip so that his hip was wrenched as he [...]

Bookends

A moments with God at the beginning and end of the day are like bookends. They prevent worries spilling over. Matthew 6:34 New Living Translation (NLT) 34 “So don’t worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring its own worries. Today’s trouble is enough for today.

Perfect Day?

My uncle worked in India for most of his career. Eventually, he retired to Eaglesfield and the cooler climes of western Scotland. However, as a banker he never lost the thirst to record everything. So, he kept a diary of life's goings on.  What he was planting in the garden, village gossip and trips to [...]