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 […]Read More Exhausted
Break the rules? It has been said that rules were made to be broken. But what about Gods rules, can you break them? Religion is all about rules, rules about when to pray, how to pray, what you can eat and when you can eat it, who you can have sex with and when. It […]Read More Rules — and when to break them
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 […]Read More Ice cream and God
…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 […]Read More Refugees – part 2
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: […]Read More Refugees
Dogs, pigs and other mammalian insults I’m a pussy cat. Which is fine, but have you ever been called a cow? Or slothful? These insults come in the Sermon on the Mount. Jesus said: Do not give dogs what is holy, and do not throw your pearls before pigs, lest they trample them underfoot and […]Read More What animal are you?
Pray for kings and all who are in high positions First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people,for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. This is good, and it […]Read More Pray for the Government