10 days on. It is ten days since I decided I was giving up working, and I am now working a month’s notice. I am also on much lighter duties for this period, but despite this I am still exhausted. This last week I have attended the doctor’s surgery and the hospital for a blood test […]

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End of an era

I am stopping working. I am too tired . Far too tired. All I do is eat, sleep, work and come home too tired to do anything. I am exhausted. Quality of work is being affected as well as quality of life. I am putting quality of life first. The right foot is still arthritic, […]

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Fear of flying

It is the school holidays in the UK. A time when more people travel than at any other time of the year. There is something I want to say about travel. I do not like flying. In fact I am not a fan of travel at all. But especially not a fan of flying. Do […]

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Ice cream and God

Parenting ‘Dad, can I have an ice cream?’ ‘Not now, wait til you have had lunch.’ A conversation familiar to anyone who has been  a parent, saying no to your children, letting them down gently. Of course, in the above example a good parent wold have to come up with ice cream after lunch. At […]

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Refugees – part 2

…as you did it to one of the least of these… An encounter with Jesus went like this: Luke 10:25-37 ESVUK And behold, a lawyer stood up to put him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” He said to him, “What is written in the Law? How do […]

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God’s heart for refugees. God has revealed in Scripture, through stories of the faithful, through the law and prophets and poets of the Old Testament and the life and teachings of Jesus and the New Testament writers that he favours some people above others. God is biased. His bias is to three groups of people: […]

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