Impossibly Deep

Impossibly deep   How did Jesus bear the humiliation When they taunted him and beat him? Could he still see the throne when his nose was in the dust?   Some days it’s hard to lift my eyes. To remember why I do this, why I follow. Some days the words of love you command [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Golf and God

The flags flapped bravely as the US Golf Open got underway. But the devil lay in that ill wind. Since the breeze pushed the flying balls this way and that. Worse still, the greens were so dry that they were like putting on a Swiss glacier. Now golf duffers like myself took a certain pleasure [...]

Lost and found

My grandfather was a keen photographer. And in those days nearly 60 years ago, equipment and materials were expensive. So, he was delighted when he received a gift of an Agfa camera when he retired from his employers – the department store of Copland & Lye’s in Glasgow.   You can also imagine his distress [...]