ADVENT -Peace

“Our hearts are restless, until they can find rest in you.” Augustine of Hippo (354–430), in Confessions. I am naturally restless. The kind of person who actually enjoys having a problem to solve, who savours a challenge and who often drifts off to sleep in mental hustle. I find it hard to sit still for … Continue reading ADVENT -Peace

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ADVENT Joy

I do enjoy the Christmas season -white lights in trees, mulled wine, log fires, Christmas present shopping, baking with cinnamon, Classic FM... But this week in Yorkshire has been a little bleak: milder days, grey skies, damp air and the sun disappears behind the low hills over the valley from my home far too early … Continue reading ADVENT Joy

Advent LOVE

Do we need God's love this Christmas? What does God's love look like in 21st century Britain? 1 John 4:10 (New International Version - UK) This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. God is kind and humanity is … Continue reading Advent LOVE