Dreamlike shapes and vivid colour conceal as much as they reveal- would you know this to be a clematis flower? It is, if you like, the abstract concept of clematis; reality altered to grab the attention of the onlooker. … More Planting A Concept- Look, See, Pray
“Ranunculus” are showy, opening from little compact buds to great globes above dense green foliage. Quite simply, I couldn’t resist these two plants: I only intended to buy some mushrooms & apples! But these two flowers are polar opposites. Big, bright bold fireball and a subtle, delicate purple-edged snowball.
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John 3:1-17, Romans 8:12-17 To slightly mis-quote Monty Python, ‘What has the Trinity ever done for us?’ Well, maybe not aqueducts, roads or public baths, but in today’s passages we find probably the biggest and best thing that anyone ever did for someone else. God adopted us into his family, and by doing that gave … More What has the Trinity ever done for us?
Photographing autumn landscapes is a delight, but sometimes the end result doesn’t match the image in our mind. The temptation is then to “cheat” a bit on the computer and process it as really bright and colourful. Does it look better? You decide! … More Better or Worse? 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
It may be true that our “true colour” is only revealed in the light of the love of Christ. Go on- have a prayerful look in a mirror. Who do you truly see reflected there? … More True colours- Look, See, Pray
Here’s a lesson about really looking. We are attracted by the obvious, the showy, the spectacular. The colours of plant and butterfly are intended to attract attention. What else is there to see? … More Look more closely- Look, See, Pray