Tag Archives: Prayer

Special moments

No photo-shoot of the afore-mentioned digger as the weather turned to torrential rain. HBTW and Son #2 kept at it for most of the day; despite the mud they achieved a commendable clearing-up operation, though it meant having 2 skips … Continue reading

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Low Sunday

Our Locum Minister looked round church and said how pleasantly surprised he was to see so many people there on what is traditionally referred to as Low Sunday. The Sunday after Easter Day is thus called, he said, because of … Continue reading

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Watching TV

Confession time – I really enjoy watching television. Perhaps I should qualify that and say that I enjoy watching certain things on tv – the box being what the box is nowadays I can usually find something to watch either … Continue reading

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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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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

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Advent Hope

  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

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Thanksgiving

Special thanks today for Son #3 who has spent much of the day in hospital having a nasty abscess drained. Hopefully, he is now well on the mend. He has been much braver than I would have been. Childbirth? Yes … Continue reading

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Sacred Space

This is the time of year to order the next edition of Sacred Space – The Jesuit Prayer Book.  They issue a new edition each year with an entry for everyday which includes a meditation, Bible reading and notes. It … Continue reading

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All Souls

All Souls day, as my Episcopalian friends tell me, is celebrated today.  The souls of those who have died are remembered. Being a lifelong Presbyterian I used to be wary of praying for the deceased – it seemed somehow to … Continue reading

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Visit to the dentist

It used to be that I managed a visit to the dentist very well. Today was not so great; indeed the last two visits each involving enormous injections to the back molars were rather traumatic.  On one occasion I felt … Continue reading

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