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
Always exciting, getting a parcel! And even more exciting when it’s a loads of brand-new books. Mmmn, that new-book smell! (Sadly, probably solvents that melt your brain.) Get your sticky mitts on one today in paperback or Kindle and rememebr that there’s a free book up for grabs if you buy a copy and send … More New Books! Plus ‘Make a Joyful Noise’ Drama Script
The air is cool; dew bestows delicate diamonds on leaves, petals, spider’s webs… What I see and hear inspires me to think, write, and take photos- and then I can share some of these meditative moments with you. … More It’s not too late… Look, See, Pray
The wise advice is fine (if tricky to actually do), but what’s all this about heaping burning coals on the heads of your enemies? That doesn’t sound very nice!
Sure, I can think of a few folks who might deserve it, but isn’t the whole point that we’re not supposed to do that kind of thing? … More Romans 12:9-21
Now there’s nothing wrong with having beautiful, silky underarms or buying your insurance from a man with an improbably wavy moustache, but is that really what’s important? How many people lie on their deathbeds and murmur softly, “I should’ve gone to Specsavers”? … More Romans 12:1-8 – Who is Shaping You?
This activity is a well-known illustration of priorities, and has many applications. There is a set of pictures you can use as well. You will need a tray and a glass jar. To fill it find something large, like ping-pong or golf balls; something medium-sized, like dried beans or gravel or nuts; and something small, like … More Activity – First Things First