Photo credit (above): Ian Dalgleish, Glasgow. The Light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it. John 1,5. At 48, this is my first year properly celebrating Advent. Advent wasn't ever part of our family or church traditions. And the reason? "It's not mentioned in the Bible." (Literally true). "It's just a … Continue reading Advent HOPE
David enquired of the Lord: "Shall I go up to one of the towns of Judah? "he asked. The Lord said "Go up!" David asked: "Where shall I go?" "To Hebron", the Lord answered. 2 Samuel 2 verse 1. Prayers can be simple phrases, eloquent petitions, or literary works of art and are often described … Continue reading The Art Of Conversation With God.
As a retired psychiatrist, I'm no stranger to listening to people talk about their lives and their explanations of why things have happened the way they have and sometimes feeling deep down that I just don't understand their story... Sometimes I'm even smug enough to think that I've worked out a good explanation for the … Continue reading Hard to believe?