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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The Birthday Month is nearly over again – in fact the birth date itself has long gone. Here are some of the Treats in the past nine days. Picnic by the Crinan Canal looking at the buds nearly ready to … Continue reading
Yes – it is that time already, and this year it has taken me by surprise somewhat. This winter seems to have been very long, very dark, very cold and very wet. Usually by March I feel relieved and as … Continue reading
When you see a sight like this from the window, you just have to rush off and get a camera to try and capture the moment. Of course the image itself is but a shadow of the illuminated sky, but … Continue reading
In between various other things that have been happening, I have been watching live video from the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. Believe it or not, I cannot exactly remember how many of these gatherings I have attended in … Continue reading
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
Be gentle on the souls of your loved ones, and be gentle on your own soul. For then the world will learn compassion and everlasting love. And there will be Peace.
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
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
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