It’s January. Cold. Worse weather likely before long. I’m not looking forward to that. About three years ago we were “blessed” with bitterly cold north-easterly winds which proceeded to drop snow all over Dunstable Downs. Feeling a martyr to my hobby, I thought I should go up and see if there were nice photos to … More Great Expectations? Look, See, Pray
What has been experienced in 2018 needs to be acknowledged before God and in the gathering of the believers. Faith requires forms of worship that embrace suffering and well as joy, hope alongside despair. Our world contains the good and the bad, and integrity demands both should be acknowledged. … More Beginning or End? – Look, See, Pray
Then, as the Sun kissed the mountain tops, wispy clouds were etched as dark shapes against the Sun. We could make out only the outline of the drama of the eternal cycle of Day and Night- and within minutes, the Sun had vanished, leaving only the embers of a perfect day. … More Shapes Against the Sun- Look, See, Pray
Psalm 65:7 “You, God, quieted the raging oceans with their pounding waves; and silenced the shouting of the nations.”
Peace. Be still. Do not be afraid. Be at peace- for Lord your God is WITH you. … More Raging waves- Look, See, Pray
The “delight” of shopping grasped me firmly by the throat yesterday. At a big supermarket I won’t name, they were selling everything Christmassy from jumpers to hot cross buns. … More See clearly
Pagham Harbour is a paradise for water birds, and this majestic swan slipped serenely between the reed beds and into a patch of sunlight. It was just what the soul needed. … More Serenity- a Pagham Swan.
I’m a little oak leaf, learning to rest but still up for a challenge. I hope my “retired” status is a description, not a “sell-by date” – even old leaves have something to offer.
My question to myself is this: if I had been better at self-care over the last thirty years, would I still be on the tree and fully functional? … More Retired – Look, See, Pray