Category Archives: the flood

For life

Why would you trust the guy with all the big guns who has just blown up most of the world? No wonder God has to reassure Noah – ‘It’s not going to happen again.’ (Genesis 8 v 21); ‘I’m never … Continue reading

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He loves me anyway…

One delightful memory I have of when my kids were little. I was making an apple pie; peeling, cutting out the cores and bruised bits of the apples. One of the little ones was there by my side. I saw … Continue reading

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…Go!

Those of us who live in places where you get snow will be familiar with waking to that pristine shiny newness of freshly fallen white stuff. You don’t want to step out and spoil the perfection of it…or maybe you … Continue reading

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On your marks…Get ready…

Ever been to a theatre or film matinee in summer, and come out of the dimly lit auditorium into bright sunshine. You blink, surprised by the light. I remember too, coming home after a week’s camping. Going into the house, … Continue reading

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It’s never for ever

Water…wind…dove…olive (oil) – all symbols of the Holy Spirit. Genesis 8 v 8-12 gives me the feel that God is cleansing the earth, and anointing it afresh, ready for the new start. Noah received the dove back in – he … Continue reading

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Hang in there

Some interesting facts I found out about ravens: they pair for life, travel in those pairs, and nest together, usually in the same place. Although they can be quarellsome, they are devoted to their families. They are considered to be pretty intelligent, and remarkably … Continue reading

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The waiting game

Well there had been plenty of thrills and spills. Especially spills. Forty days and nights to be precise. Then the rain stopped, and all there was, was water…and wind…and more water. According to Genesis 8 v 3, it was like … Continue reading

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