Tag Archives: faith

Things that are too hard

How do you cope with things that are too hard? You see I have a problem. I am a Christian . . . . . . . . ¬† an ordained minister, so I am supposed to at least have … Continue reading

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Good Friday

Today has been very special; being on my own has meant that I have been able to have a Good Friday devotion, which has consisted of reading this book. To be honest, I was barely able to put Jesus Freak … Continue reading

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Nativity Set

Christmas is coming – the Fontanini nativity set is unpacked and has taken up residence on top of the piano. This year’s palm trees make a good backdrop. Next year, all being well, I might get a set of chickens.

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Fifty Words

Too good not to quote here: via St Andrews Blantyre God made, Adam bit, Noah arked, Abraham split, Joseph ruled, Jacob fooled, bush talked, Moses balked, Pharaoh plagued, people walked, sea divided, tablets guided, promise landed, Saul freaked, David peeked, … Continue reading

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Stressometer and Camping

My¬†stressometer has been into the red this week. As well as the credit card problem there have been a couple of extra biggies. I’m not going to bore you with them as I am doing the best I can to … Continue reading

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The New Year

At this time of year some bloggers post about New Year Resolutions, others concentrate on their most popular posts and some have even given predictions for 2011. It seems there is a common urge to make a significant impact at … Continue reading

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Hope your Christmas Day was as enjoyable as mine. All the usual ingredients: church, presents, a gorgeous meal and time with loved ones. In the evening it was a case of flop before the telly. We had been saving up … Continue reading

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Common-sense Wisdom

During my journeys through cyberspace I came across this link for an article in the Huffington Post. I had never encountered Rabbi Shmuley Boteach before, so I looked up his website and was impressed with his common-sense approach to life … Continue reading

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Living the prayer

Tonight’s Living the Questions discussion is about prayer. The course is in general very good, as well as being challenging and downright uncomfortable in places. I think it is useful for us to look carefully at our beliefs and our … Continue reading

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Open Golf

The 2010 Open Golf championship is on these next few days. The weather is very much a topic of conversation, being cold, showery and dreich. So it is quite good to be able to sit in comfort and watch excellent … Continue reading

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