That darkness will grow until the Sun goes dark on God-forsaking Friday when those who don’t know what they are doing do it anyway with whips, thorns, nails and a Cross. … More Not What We Expected – Look, See, Pray
In the fullness of time, the nation grew like a mighty tree. Under King David’s rule, they were a powerful and wealthy people. Later, but not much later, they crashed down in the gales of history. Defeat was followed by Exile and partial restoration: by the time of Jesus, they were a mere stump under the iron boot of Rome. Longing for freedom, deliverance, and power, they looked for a Saviour… … More Never Give Up- Look, See, Pray
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
They are like trees planted along the riverbank, bearing fruit each season. Their leaves never wither, and they prosper in all they do. … More Strength and Scars- Look, See, Pray
Spend a few moments comparing your inner life to the positively ordered variety of the farmland in the photograph. Or look at the picture below as a sample taken from a garden tended with love. How can God help you bring order in the chaotic places of your soul? … More Order from Chaos- Look, See, Pray
I’m a little oak leaf, learning to rest but still up for a challenge. I hope my “retired” status is a description, not a “sell-by date” – even old leaves have something to offer.
My question to myself is this: if I had been better at self-care over the last thirty years, would I still be on the tree and fully functional? … More Retired – Look, See, Pray
Engaging Let’s Science! This psalm talks about us being like well-watered trees, “bearing luscious fruit each season without fail”. They bear the fruit because they have good water and good soil. What you get out depends on what you put in. There are several ways to explore this with science; some are quick and easy, … More Psalm 1 – Let’s Science!
…we talk as friends about our day, our sore feet, the tasks that wait for us. We discuss our possible destinations, and where we might get some lunch. Oh, look at that! A kestrel hovers while mice cower. Listen- the goldfinches are singing… and the blackbird in the treetop… … More Just imagine… Look, See, Pray