Reflections

Your Life has great purpose
Your Life has great purposeSeptember 22, 2021It is often the small things in life that have the biggest impact on us, isn’t it? An inspirational, simple story set me to pondering how I look at the world, the people around me and those with whom I come in contact through the day. Read More
Are you the Messiah?
Are you the Messiah?September 15, 2021It is often the small things in life that have the biggest impact on us, isn’t it? An inspirational, simple story set me to pondering how I look at the world, the people around me and those with whom I come in contact through the day. Read More
Renewal of your mind
Renewal of your mindSeptember 8, 2021There is an exchange in Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll: `Cheshire Puss,' Alice began, rather timidly, `Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?' `That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,' said the Cat. `I don't much care where--' said Alice. `Then it doesn't matter which way you go,' said the Cat. `--so long as I get somewhere,' Alice added as an explanation. `Oh, you're sure to do that,' said the Cat, `if you only walk long enough.'Read More
Giving When It Counts
Giving When It CountsSeptember 1, 2021There is a story told of a little girl named Liz who was suffering from a rare and serious disease. Her only chance of recovery appeared to be a blood transfusion from her 5-year-old brother, who had miraculously survived the same disease and had developed the antibodies needed to combat the illness. Read More
We are Commissioned by Jesus
We are Commissioned by JesusApril 9, 20212020 – a year to remember or a year to forget? Each of us will respond with different reasons for choosing one or the other, but one thing is certain...Read More
2020 Vision for 2020
2020 Vision for 2020December 18, 20202020 – a year to remember or a year to forget? Each of us will respond with different reasons for choosing one or the other, but one thing is certain...Read More
The Good News Was Never Meant To Be A Secret
The Good News Was Never Meant To Be A SecretDecember 17, 2020Do you ever have the feeling, while reading Scripture, Jesus is speaking directly to you?Read More
Seeing Life as Gift
Seeing Life as GiftSeptember 23, 2020Visiting our old hometown got me to reflecting on the value of life. This is the town in which my wife and I were married; the birthplace of our two daughters and two sons, the youngest of whom celebrated his 43rd birthday this week whilst we were here; it is the place my mother died. Hence it is sacred ground. Read More
God speaks … but do we listen?
God speaks … but do we listen?August 28, 2020“We have to do what is required of us and confidently leave the rest to God.” These words stood out for me in a reflection this week and I thought: “It can’t be any clearer than that.” What was so special about them? It was God speaking directly and straightforward to me, responding to a prayer of the previous night.Read More
The Look of Love
The Look of LoveJuly 2, 2020The time arrived and I rushed Pattie to Hospital for the birth of our first child. She was scared, but only seemed nervous. Read More