Drop your mistakes

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 [...]

Where is Christ’s Face?

  Jesus' face can be seen in all sorts of places and people. Don't tire yourself searching;  just be ready to be surprised.    John 21.4-7 (NIV) Early in the morning, Jesus stood on the shore, but the disciples did not realize that it was Jesus. 5 He called out to them, “Friends, haven’t you any fish?” [...]

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 [...]

Cut down to grow

My favourite place is spoiled. I enjoy the drive up the narrow road and across the dam. I love the journey along the edge of the dark forbidding waters. But it at the reservoir’s end that I discover peace. Since you can park in an isolated spot and wander in the pine forest for hours. [...]