Giraffes live an admirably simple life in the UK. They’re all in lock down! This one was photographed at Paignton Zoo, mid-snack, using my first digital camera. (It was a Minolta with limited specifications, but still took some nice photos.) I have spent years wondering what her expression signifies. Is she content, or wishing she had some mayonnaise to make supper more palatable? You decide. … More Simplicity – Look, See, Pray
We possess an innate knowledge that must be something more to life than what we can see and experience in the here and now.
… More Stone and Leaf- Look, See, Pray
Change is hard. I’ve been thinking about necessary changes, and I don’t like it much. Our wonderful National Health Service is brilliant, and the staff I have met have been marvellous. But they are saying things like “You will need to change x and y…” On one hand, they say it is to help me … More Big Changes – Look, See, Pray
Make a simple labyrinth to pray through the changes of life. … More Isaiah 35:4-7 – Changing Times Labyrinth
Why did Jesus leave just when it was all so awesome? Surely he could have stayed around to get the new church set up (that would have solved so many problems – bishops or not, who can be leaders, what communion means etc) But no. … More Luke 24:44-53, Acts 1:1-11
I love the ‘after I awake’ phrase. Normally we’d say ‘fallen asleep’ as a euphemism for death, but calling death the awakening sheds fresh light. Job wanted to think of his life as a nightmare, from which he would gladly wake. … More Job 19:23-27, Haggai 1:15-2:9
This is a simple and very tactile way to think about how our past and our environment shape the person we are, yet in Christ we do not need to be defined by that. You will need: A long chenille stick for each person. Affiliate links: The flags will take you to supplies … More Activity – Life Sticks