Not able to meet in our church buildings at the moment? No reason to miss out on the Advent Wreath – make your own! It’s a great way to mark to season, and you can use many of these as Advent Calendars as well. Here’s selection of ideas for making your own Advent Wreath with … More Advent Wreaths
Footsteps leaving the briefest of tracks Soon gone in gentle water, salt and clean, until another dawn brings us here again seeking in silence for the Holy Voice.
… More Seek in Silence – Look, See, Pray
I thought this one was the exception that proved the rule. Pale pinks, lemony cream, hints of darker colour. I hesitate to say “insipid” because it was pleasant enough, in a pastel sort of way. Then I made a discovery.
The light that showed me the subtle shades also concealed something else. When I played around with filtering the light, the end result was different. … More Filtered- Look, See, Pray
We typically become anxious when we feel helpless, vulnerable, or unable to be in control of our lives and circumstances. This is where faith comes in. Our deepest beliefs and values define our character and influence both attitudes and actions. How can faith help? … More Being Anxious- Look, See, Pray
I do love a bit of colour. Something bold, brash and beautiful. If you take a tour of my garden you’ll see all sorts of flowers. Hot reds, vivid orange, yelping yellows. One favourite this year is this Dahlia, “Smartie,” which has white flowers, a bright golden centre, and an irregular number of purple petals. … More Standing out from the crowd- Look, See, Pray
…one day all the growing up opportunities will end… and we will be what we actually are. What do I want to be when I’m done with growing up? Mature…? but that sounds like a lump of Cheddar! … More When I grow up… Look, See, Pray
Brains are given for more than keeping our ears separated. Occasionally one meets people who disprove this generalisation. I’m not easily offended or aggravated, but I will make an exception if I am pushed. (This proves I still have room for growth and an increase in maturity, but sometimes, some people…) Today I noticed a … More Using Our Brains- Look, See, Pray
I’m more of a big-picture, new ideas kind of man. Dealing with detail isn’t my greatest strength. When I do get into detail, I like to be thorough (and I often grumble if the detail is frustrating!). … More Little details- Look, See, Pray
I may be 65 on the outside, but the inner spirit is still looking forward to enjoying the journey and the scenery. Misty mountains and gentle valleys, forests and streams- I’m on my way, and I know where I’m heading. … More Adventures into the Unknown – Look, See, Pray
People have too much time on their hands because of the pandemic lock down. This week, I have been notified of several significant days. We have just passed 100 Days in Lock Down. Who counted? We are nearer NEXT Christmas than last Christmas. Can I put the tree up? My wife has a birthday coming … More Significant Days – Look, See, Pray