When time freezes, and as compassion rises, simple words are all we need. God does hear our cry- and we cry for the world. Then we stand against the dark, reflecting the Light of the World. … More Frozen Time- Look, See, Pray
Western culture is so geared to measure results, be efficient, cut out the waste, that it can become poison to our souls. Is admiring daffodils a “waste” of time? Or stopping to think, to breathe, to laugh at jokes, admire photos, play with children, spend time with people we love- waste??? Never! … More Stop striving- Look, See, Pray
It was a “soft” morning. The air was cool, the breeze gentle, and the dampness had scattered delicate drops over the petals. Such days are a gift, a kindness from God. It was a calm day. No-one seemed in a hurry. People passed in the park with a friendly word. We all stopped to see … More Simple Kindness- Look, See, Pray
Why baptism? What’s getting dunked got to do with anything? Why not a ceremonial haircut, or ritual slap round the face with a damp trout? … More Baptism of Christ and Lego! (Isa 43:1-7, Ps 29, Lk 3:15-17, 21-22)
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
Engaging The thing I love about this psalm is that it tells so many different things to praise the Lord – and most of them don’t have mouths! So, if Praising God is not (just) about singing, what else could it be? The sun praises God by being sunny, the rain praises God by being … More Psalm 148 – Oh no! Not another Party!
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