Silence

Silence   O God of peace, in the quiet room and the few words, you know the deep needs of our hearts and the ache of our longing. In the silence sit with us until we know we are heard and can confidently make our reply. In Jesus’ name, Amen.   by Thy Kingdom Come [...]

The Made and the Maker

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 [...]

Love Actually

This is my address for the midnight service on Christmas Eve...... The first time I watched the film ‘Love Actually’ I switched it off after a few minutes. I just didn’t understand that its plot was a complex mix of multiple story lines. Now, after getting to grips with it, this romantic comedy is one [...]

Longing and regret

It is said that one of the most popular songs played at funerals is Frank Sinatra’s ‘My Way.’ With the end near the singer reflects: ‘Regrets I’ve had a few, but then again too few to mention.’ They are blessed indeed who only have a few! Anyone who aspires to a better life or who [...]