What has religion to do with politics? Christian faith affects ALL of my life and my interaction with others. Belief that is trotted out on Sunday for a public gallop is of little relevance if it has nothing to say about injustice, deception or greed the rest of the week. … More Through the Glass, Darkly… Look, See, Pray
It’s January. Cold. Worse weather likely before long. I’m not looking forward to that. About three years ago we were “blessed” with bitterly cold north-easterly winds which proceeded to drop snow all over Dunstable Downs. Feeling a martyr to my hobby, I thought I should go up and see if there were nice photos to … More Great Expectations? Look, See, Pray
Pagham Harbour is a paradise for water birds, and this majestic swan slipped serenely between the reed beds and into a patch of sunlight. It was just what the soul needed. … More Serenity- a Pagham Swan.
A prayer: Lord God, we see the confusion and anger in our society. The boundaries have been broken, and injustice and poverty afflict many frightened, lonely and angry people. Lord, please act in grace and mercy to bring healing and restored hope in our land. … More A nation divided- Look, See, Pray
Take note of the colours, shapes, textures; what would it be like to touch or sniff? Isn’t it amazing that the thistle has prickles to protect it from unwelcome attention or accidental damage- yet also has colour and scent to attract the insects who pollinate and thus ensure future thistles. Not so ordinary, is it. … More Imagining a simple prayer – Look, See, Pray
I would to offer a blessing, a benediction- words of comfort and hope spoken to call upon God on your behalf. … More Peace and blessing to you
Sometimes it is tricky to see the miraculous in the muddle of the everyday. You are fishing with your mates – you don’t expect God to being barbecuing on the beach. You are walking along to road, chatting over the latest news – you don’t expect the headline to appear at your side. … More Luke 24:36-48 – Hope in the Muddle