Where was God in this? Part 6 – Jephthah and his daughter

Jephthah, the bad judge Jephthah was from Gilead, which was the area of Israel east of the River Jordan, now in the country of Jordan. Gilead was where the tribes of Reuben, Gad and half the tribe of Manasseh had settled after the Exodus from Egypt, though it was not part of the land promised …

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Return to humility – Psalm 131

As content as a child Psalm 131 A song of ascents. Of David. 1 My heart is not proud, Lord,    my eyes are not haughty;I do not concern myself with great matters    or things too wonderful for me.2 But I have calmed and quietened myself,    I am like a weaned child with its mother;    like a weaned child I am content. 3 Israel, …

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Autism, the frog book, antivaxxers and other bad science

The Frog Book This blog started last year when a member of an adult autistic social club voiced her concerns about what she called "the frog book" which was used in her autism diagnosis. When I say voices her concerns, it was more of a rant. I'd already seen this be mentioned on Twitter, someone …

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Encourage one another

Eleanor Rigby and L S Lowry Holy Trinity Church, Huddersfield, Sunday 16th August, 2020 It has been a quiet week. Although it has been warm my arthritis reacts to humidity in the atmosphere and has kept me in. Not that I particularly want to go out. The data from https://www.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=47574f7a6e454dc6a42c5f6912ed7076 from two weeks ago, 22nd …

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Where was God in this? Part 5 – If you will not forgive them I will not forgive you.

I'm entitled to a little grudge just once in a while, aren't I? 9 Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven,hallowed be your name.10 Your kingdom come,your will be done,    on earth as it is in heaven.11 Give us this day our daily bread,12 and forgive us our debts,    as we also have forgiven our debtors.13 And lead us not into temptation,    but deliver us from evil. …

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We must actively look out for those with needs.

Love one another Holy Trinity Church, Huddersfield, Sunday 8th August 2020 It's almost back to being reclusive in our household. Last Sunday evening we had our granddaughter, an energetic four year old, over to stay the night. Our daughter and son-in-law were both working on Monday so we have formed a support bubble. In response …

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