Photo by Brett Sayles on Pexels.com Writing as I do on Christmas Day of 2021, it is difficult to feel the full joy of this the holiest of days. The world seems full of infection, charlatan politicians, and human messiness. So, I started to think through the ghosts of Christmases past. The midnight carol services [...]
Meditation on the need for rest from time to time.
Image with a quotation from Psalm 115; The heavens belong to the Lord.
Introduction A video on being still and contemplating Psalm 46 - God is my refuge. I made this movie in Templeton Wood, Dundee Scotland using just my smartphone. Why not have a go yourself? I would love to see the result.
When the apostle Paul hinges two passages with the word 'therefore', we always know he is about to produce a blockbuster. In the chapter before, he has dug deep into the remembered story of Abraham and God’s promise to him that he would be father of many nations, against all odds. Paul has examined the [...]
Everyone can a changed life with Jesus. Why not try him?
6 June 1944 0630 Allied Troops landed on the Normandy cost at this time 75 years ago. If, prayers are in the eternal then they can go back in time. Back to those who saved the world from an evil that is only now starting to walk the earth again. Let us then join [...]
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. [...]
To err is human but don't cuddle mistakes close. Drop them and fly to freedom. Mark 2:1-12 New International Version (NIV) Jesus Forgives and Heals a Paralyzed Man A few days later, when Jesus again entered Capernaum, the people heard that he had come home. 2 They gathered in such large numbersthat there was no [...]