The Big Picture

The Big Picture by Monica MacDonald OLM, Slamannan Parish Church, Falkirk Presbytery God’s gracious response can be seen flowing out from the childless Hannah’s petitions as she is blessed with the birth of a son she names Samuel. Hannah’s greatest desire in life was to give birth to a child. She trusted God. She understood [...]

Easter Hope from Suffering

In the height of summer sitting outside my caravan under a tree in Oxford, the chill of Easter seems far away. Yet a few days ago those balmy days came back me when I found a book given to me by my cousin over that holiday. More to the point, it’s heart rending story reminded [...]