My wife makes the best shortbread in the world!
Given that it is the week of Christmas, we have one daughter’s birthday on Thursday and the other daughter’s birthday eleven days later with Christmas, a holiday, and New Year in between, I am not […]
End of my first week as a shift worker – still getting used to eating dinner at 9pm without the kids around, nice and quiet but I miss them and their noise.
I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. (John 15:5 ESV) In […]
Click here for the story of this picture. … the people dwelling in darkness have seen a great light, and for those dwelling in the region and shadow of death, on them a light has dawned. (Matthew 4:16 ESV) Reading this today I paused to consider the horror of living in a […]
“Other seeds fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked them. (Matthew 13:7 ESV) “As for what was sown among thorns, this is the one who hears the word, but the cares of […]
Today I felt my feebleness, my insignificance, my powerlessness to create change and most of all my prayerlessness. Why? Why were such feelings of inadequacy storming my soul? Because they are true, and I was […]
Don’t you hate it when you reach for your cup of tea only to find you’ve already drunk it all?
I think each year that passes sees a bigger gap between what I see Christmas as being about and the trivial selfishness of the ‘cultural Christmas’ around me. Maybe my eyesight is just getting better?