AboutThe life and thoughts of Freda Marshall, a retired Church of Scotland minister living amongst the mountains and glens of Argyll.
Recent Commented Posts
Most Comments Recently
Category Archives: Poems and Prayers
I couldn’t work out what was different in church this morning. Then it dawned on me – there were no flowers, just the two large aspidistras on either side of the pulpit. This is the first Sunday in Lent, traditionally … Continue reading
With all the violence and military movements we need to remember to share the need for Prayers for Peace more and more. This is the Iona Community’s Universal Prayer for Peace. Lead me from death to life, from falsehood to … Continue reading
When some in the world long for water to drink, Others long for floods to subside. When some long for peace and quiet, Others long for someone to talk with. When some can no longer hear, Others hear bad things … Continue reading
I would like to live like a river flows. carried by the surprise of its own unfolding. John O’Donohue
Light shines out like Hope through the tangled mess of human lives. For those caught up in tragedy this day – The ongoing clearance work at the pub in Glasgow – The train crash in New York – And … Continue reading
We will remember – so that peace, love, justice, freedom and generosity will prevail.
Each year during March I have tended to make much of the fact that it is my Birthday Month. This year, we have barely been up to finding special treats and events. Following on from Son #3′s two removals we … Continue reading
Something to remember in these days when Peace can seem very far away. Lord God almighty, come and dispel the darkness from our hearts, that in the radiance of your brightness we may know you, the only unfading light, glorious … Continue reading
There is a contemplative in all of us, almost strangled but still alive, who craves quiet enjoyment of the Now, and longs to touch the seamless garment of silence which makes whole. Alan P Tory Celtic Daily Prayer