Tag Archives: spirituality

Sunset and Peace

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

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The techie world

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

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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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Gentleness

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.

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Lent

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

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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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Iona Community

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

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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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Amnesia?

When you get to be a certain age and you forget something, the tendency is not to think it’s amnesia but rather Alzheimer’s or something equally horrible. Many of my friends and acquaintances make an excuse or preface a story … Continue reading

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Blessings

I’m just back from walking round the village with Misty. It seems that it is one of those days for counting blessings – the right time of the year too. When we do the inner village route, Misty has to … Continue reading

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