Exhausted

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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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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Refugees

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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What animal are you?

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 […]

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Pray for the Government

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 […]

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