Tag Archives: enjoyment of life

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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Enjoying life at it’s worst – Psalm 23

I’ve just heard from my grandson, that they are having resilience classes in school. In brief, that’s learning how to cope when things are tough. It’s the kind of stuff good parents teach their kids – they nurture them, supply … Continue reading

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Giving for the joy of it

Some friends came to visit us yesterday, bringing with them the gift of a huge bag of runner beans. They grow them in their garden, and had far more than they could ever use. We were delighted, and I’m looking up recipes … Continue reading

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Sex and other gods…

“Break it: you’ve bought it.” The standard china shop message – you have to pay for any damage you do. And that is the basic premise of Exodus 22:16-17. If a guy had sex with a young girl, he had to marry … Continue reading

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Dealing with damage

The plumber came to mend the central heating timer today. He told me he’d been on a speed awareness course, having been caught doing a few miles per hour over the 30 limit. One thing that impacted him was the … Continue reading

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Coming home

I am not squeamish about much, but I can’t quite come to terms with the idea of poking things through your ears; so while I really like the look of earrings, I’ve never fancied having mine pierced. So the verses of Exodus 21:1-6 … Continue reading

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The best day

I love this time of year, when we get glimpses of what summer feels like, but the flies have not come out in force yet. And then there is the holiday to plan if you can manage one. Feels good! Holidays. … Continue reading

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