Holocaust Memorial Day is a call to prayer: a prayer for Israel, prayer for minorities and the helpless, and prayer that we may be given strength to stand against evil in all its forms. It is even a call to pray for our enemies, the persecutors, the exploiters – and our own failings. … More Unbearable Sorrow- Look, See, Pray
Grandad told me (aged about 6, I think) about the “red sky at night” being a sign of good weather next day. It mattered- he was a specialist grower of fruit and vegetables. His work, and his livelihood, depended on knowing what was coming next. I’ve always remembered what my lovely Grandad told me as … More Read the Weather- Look, See, Pray
Engaging Let’s Science! This psalm talks about us being like well-watered trees, “bearing luscious fruit each season without fail”. They bear the fruit because they have good water and good soil. What you get out depends on what you put in. There are several ways to explore this with science; some are quick and easy, … More Psalm 1 – Let’s Science!
Have you seen the film ‘The Bucket List’? It’s about two terminally-ill, grumpy guys who create a list of things to do before they kick the bucket, and the knowledge that it’s a limited-time offer focusses their minds. They start off with thrills like riding motorcycles on the Great Wall of China, but at the … More Activity – Bucket List
In the film ‘Johnny English’, the Archbishop of Canterbury has (somewhat inexplicably) the words ‘Jesus is coming, look busy’ tattooed upon his nether regions. This activity helps us to be aware of how we are living – ready for Jesus or not so much? You will need paper, pencil and a clock. Jesus said that we … More Activity – Time and Date