Monthly Archives: May 2006
Off today to Glasgow to the Installation of the new Provost of St Mary’s Cathedral (Scottish Episcopal Church) Every blessing to the Very Revd Kelvin Holdsworth and his work together with his new congregation. I am going to wear my … Continue reading
There is one sure way to get the house clean and to enjoy doing the chores…. Decide to write a sermon!
If ever you need to be reminded about how to live – read a book about somebody dying. I have just finished Rowing without oars by Ulla-Carin Lindquist. A quiet book with a gentle dignity, but uncompromising in the truth … Continue reading
From Bus Driver Stuart to a group of angry commuters…. “Will you calm down to a frenzy”…… I like it. And it serves to remind us, in a gentle way, to calm down and see things more clearly. Hope your … Continue reading
Practice makes perfect so they say. I’m afraid that doesn’t apply to me practicing for playing the organ in church this Sunday. Preaching is a whole lot easier.
Tomorrow is the anniversary of my ordination as a Church of Scotland Minister. So how do I feel now that I am retired? Relieved? Sad? The answer is both of course. I realised that I was too unwell to continue … Continue reading
Another quiz, this time courtesy of one of my favourite bloggers, Ronni Bennet (Time Goes By). She says that promoting quizzes is often done when we cannot think of what to blog. But it is funny how many of us … Continue reading
Him Behind the Wheel has been reporting deer poo in the garden for the last few days. I have to confess I pooh poohed it…….(sorry about that, I could not resist it.) However, last night Misty chased a couple of … Continue reading
Have just finished reading Labyrinth by Kate Mosse. Note the e at the end, she is not a supermodel, though she is a superwriter. I can say that now that I have made the effort to keep going. At one … Continue reading
For someone waiting the results of a biopsy…. For someone fearing to go for a scan….. For someone moving house….. For someone going for an operation……. For someone too scared to love….. Your mercy and care, O Lord.