Category Archives: worship

Rules of self-defence – Psalm 57

One of the first rules of self-defence, is – Don’t be a victim. Walking confidently and not looking people in the eye, means they are less likely to pick on you. Easier to say than do, but worth practising when … Continue reading

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Oh joy! – Psalm 47

I went for a walk in our local park the other day. The trees were just turning their autumn golden-brown and russet colours. The sun was shining, reflecting in the lake; the sky was bright blue, and the air unseasonably … Continue reading

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When you don’t feel like it – Psalm 34

If you’ve had a rough time recently, you might not want to read this. But you do need to hear it. When life is in the pits, our view on God slides down there with us. Feel like telling God … Continue reading

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Oh wow! – Psalm 29

  Flying down to Guernsey for my son’s wedding last April, we had an amazing Wow! moment as the sun began setting. The colours deepened as we watched transfixed, through the plane window. I tried taking photos, but they didn’t come … Continue reading

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Just for him

Scientists have been able to examine and analyse the ingredients used by the ancient Egyptians for perfuming and mummifying. Archaeologists have discovered they were the best perfumers in those times, and their products and recipes were highly sought throughout the known … Continue reading

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The underpants

My most embarrassing moment EVER!  It’s etched on my memory. Age 14, I was on a French exchange, and the family took me one glorious summer’s day, on a boat trip on a beautiful lake. I was wearing my brand … Continue reading

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Lay down your luggage

We went to Spring Harvest as a young family way back in its earliest days of the 1980’s, at Prestatyn. It was so exciting, seeing the Big Top from quite a distance away as you approached. Pontins had a fence right … Continue reading

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More than the music

“While shepherds washed their socks by night…” is one of the many renditions the hymns and carols have been treated to over the years. Kids still find them funny, and I’m sure have added to the collection. And I guess … Continue reading

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Playing your part

I’m delighted to tell you one of my grandsons is performing in Oliver! next spring at our local theatre. It’s with an amateur group, but I’ve been to their stuff, and it’s high class. He’ll have to work hard to get … Continue reading

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Such effort

Walking across English countryside, you will see miles and miles of dry stone walls. Have a look on youtube for an insight into the amazing way these walls are constructed. Works of art, but hard, hard work. So when you read in Exodus 24:4-8 … Continue reading

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