AboutThe life and thoughts of Freda Marshall, a retired Church of Scotland minister living amongst the mountains and glens of Argyll.
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Monthly Archives: January 2011
This is from the Iona Community, and is a modern version of the Lord’s Prayer LIVING WISDOM God in heaven, your name is to be honoured. May your new community of hope be realised on earth as it is in … Continue reading
This is another guest post, following on from Verity’s contribution last Saturday, it seems that her dog, Valentine or ViVi is needing to get some things off his chest. He writes regularly to Misty as the two dogs are friends. … Continue reading
As a quick adjunct to previous post, here is a link from Guido’s blog showing a newspaper article about the early days of Jacob Rees-Mogg, a Tory MP.
The BBC Programme Posh and Posher, screened on last night’s TV was a blistering indictment of our educational system and the reasons for the narrowing of the world of politics in the UK to a privileged and wealthy elite. I … Continue reading
This photo sums up January: bleak, stark, wondering……. but at least there’s no snow.
So – today is 25 January – what do I write about? The Conversion of St Paul or Robert Burns? I have to confess to feeling somewhat iffy about Burns; I place the blame firmly on being brought up in … Continue reading
Verity has been interested in my blog and the whole process of blogging for several years. She is one of those friends who you know are always with you. We first met when our children were young, and you know … Continue reading
A winter walk, enlivened by stunning shapes…. It felt as if this fir tree was celebrating the fact that it escaped the culling of trees for Christmas. In fact, its growing pattern looks either rebellious or ridiculous according to your … Continue reading
This is a joke that is meant to make you laugh not worry. During a visit to my doctor, I asked him, “How do you determine whether or not an older person should be put in an old age home?” … Continue reading
Thanks to Lesley for highlighting this youtube video from National Geographic. Puts things into perspective don’t you think?