This year the “lock down” is forcing many of us to be quieter and isolated. Others are facing the pressure of long days with children restricted to home. Some are stricken by money worries or concerns about jobs. May we all find a way to let Jesus set our rhythm. … More There and back again- Look, See, Pray
The photo of a hover fly pollinating a cosmos flower may help bring wonder to your heart and mind. God made this. God made us. God is still in charge. Don’t despair. … More Full of Joy? Look, See, Pray
Hidden life is there to be discovered, to be received, appreciated, and enjoyed. Perhaps this “virus crisis” will increase our hunger to know God and His ways. If we will pray and seek, look and find, the perilous days may yet become a time of blessing and new hope. … More Hidden Life – Look, See, Pray
Parking by the seafront, I debated having a stroll on the prom. Then the storm broke. Instantly rivulets of rain ruined my visibility- resting my camera on the steering wheel, I trusted the automatic setting and grabbed a couple of shots.
Distorted objects, obscured details, badly mis-shapen yet just recognisable. … More Weathering the storm?
It is humbling to recognise the faith of a believer who will shortly embrace an eternity that is better than the perfection of any earth-bound lifetime. Such faith rings very true for me since my own encounter with cancer- facing your own mortality does focus the attention rather thoroughly! My cancer has been successfully treated, but I still don’t know the length of life that remains. Long or short, in sickness or in health, God is and must still be the “strength of my heart and my portion forever.” … More Better than Perfect? – Look, See, Pray
They are like trees planted along the riverbank, bearing fruit each season. Their leaves never wither, and they prosper in all they do. … More Strength and Scars- Look, See, Pray
I went to the local park which has been partially flooded. It could have been quite depressing- but the daffodils had other ideas. Surviving the gales, the downpours and floods, their beautiful golden crown-and-trumpets resolutely proclaimed hope. So a simple thought for today: every time you see daffodils, remember Paul’s instruction to the early Christians: … More Hope on a stick – Love, See, Pray