Tag Archives: relationship

What a waste!

I’d had some birthday money, and bought myself some new cosmetics. My husband was concerned with the source, that it might have pagan links, and felt uncomfortable with it. Much as I liked the product, after some thought and heart … Continue reading

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Tough stuff

Normally he had his iPad in a strong case, and travelled with it carefully stowed in the bag at the back of his mobility scooter. But this once, he’d used the gel case, and accidentally left it perched in the … Continue reading

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Time out

I must confess to feeling a tinge jealous when I see the glorious holiday photos my Facebook friends have posted; we haven’t been able to get away for quite a while now. But I never was a sit-around-the-pool sort of … 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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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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Slaves no longer

The thing that made me absolutely determined to cast my vote in our recent general election, was the thought of all that the suffragettes endured to win it for me. My rights came at a huge cost. I have no … 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 Red Herring Club

People come up with all sorts of reasons for not wanting to come close to God. “Religion causes wars,” is a popular one. The fact that most of the 20th Century wars were caused by atheists seems to go unnoticed. … Continue reading

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Just don’t

Living in harmony is essential to survival. That’s why God gave us laws about how to treat each other. Looking at the last five commandments, in Exodus 20:13-17, each begins, “You shall not…”. Murder, theft, adultery, lies and wanting what … Continue reading

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