Monthly Archives: September 2012

Decisions, decisions…

Some years back my husband and I decided to go on a marriage enrichment course. At one stage, we both had to complete a questionnaire about our style, preferences, strengths, weaknesses etc. The idea was that it should stimulate discussion … Continue reading

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Bitter or better?

You may remember when we were back in Genesis 5, I told you about my amazing act of Geekery in working out the ages of these early people, when they had children etc. Looking over it again, as we come … Continue reading

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The real high tower

We spent a few days recently at a lovely retreat house near Hawick in the Scottish Borders. Apart from the joy of being pampered with meals ready made just to our taste, it was so lovely simply to be in … Continue reading

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What is stopping us?

I heard on a documentary that it is thought that Neanderthals lived side by side with Homo sapiens from which modern man has descended. There are plenty of people around today, but not one Neanderthal. The reason they gave for … Continue reading

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I’ll do it my way!

My husband has constantly said in recent years, that to boost the economy, we need to curb the powers of the multinational companies, and encourage small businesses. Too much power in too few hands. Or as Lord Acton pointed out … Continue reading

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Family foes

As a mother and grandmother, I look around my family and delight in all the good things they are achieving. I worry about their concerns. I worry about their future, and in particular I worry about what sort of a … Continue reading

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Brotherly love!

Noah had messed up and his foolishness had made him vulnerable. But mocking the unwise can lead to your own downfall, as Ham discovered (Genesis 9 v 24). When others make mistakes, we need to be quick to support them … Continue reading

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