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Land and Promise – Advent Book Club 2013 Day 9

Abram took his wife Sarai and his brother’s son Lot, and all the possessions that they had gathered, and the persons whom they had acquired in Haran; and they set forth to go to the land of Canaan. When they … Continue reading

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Mark – where the action is

Repentance – now there’s a word worth exploring! As a child, I got the distinct impression at Sunday School that repentance was all about being sorry. If I was only sorry enough for all the naughty things I did then … Continue reading

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Resurrection

Dancing in Ecstasy Immersed in the Deity Rejoicing in Eternity Child of God, now Saint in glory, Joins with Mary, with All the saints as, Rejoicing in dazzling Light, she Prays with them for us and Laughs with Delight as, … Continue reading

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On why music is hard (with apologies to grahart for the plagiarism!) Or when up is down… or right… or towards… or away from…

A few days ago grahart posted On why science is hard .He was talking about the way in which people’s eyes so often glaze over when faced with an unfamiliar polysyllabic word. Now I just love words. I love their … Continue reading

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The Call of God

The Call of God Out of the depths of Pain and brokenness God calls me Onto the solid rock of His love. Out of the quicksands of Guilt and blame God calls me Onto the solid rock of His love. … Continue reading

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Christmas Day 12 – A Question of Identity

Well here we are – Twelfth Night, the end of the church season of Christmas. I’m fairly sure that today’s extracts from our advent book are intended to focus on baptism in general and our cleansing from sin in particular … Continue reading

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Christmas Day 11 – Small Seeds grow into Big Trees

I don’t know how to write this blog post without being personal. Many of the extracts over the past few weeks have either left me untouched or I have actively disagreed with the implied emphasis in them. Others have made … Continue reading

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