Death and Hope

On Saturday I went for a short walk and ended up walking through Ash Cemetery which is just down the road from our house.  I am not a morbid sort of character but was deeply moved by some of the inscriptions that I saw. A pair of plaques […]

Seeking Justice through Love

Justice and love are two sides of the same coin. We can seek justice through love. Love means wanting the best for a person or group of people and acting accordingly. Justice means wanting to eliminate those things which do harm to the person or group of people […]

Hell?

I have decided that what I write in my blogs must firstly be honest to myself, honest to other people and honest to God. I realise that I may upset a few people and may be un-subscribed, un-followed or un-friended. I am going to say what I believe […]

Ageing gracefully

For much of my life I felt that I was going to this life forever. O.K., I knew that I would have to die someday, but that seemed in the far distant future. Then 13 years ago, at the age of 59, I had a stroke and came […]

Lord I want to dream again

Lord, I want to dream again. When I have followed my dreams my life has been fulfilled. When I have ignored  my dreams I have become stagnant. What do I do now that some of my dreams have come true? Do I just glory in their fulfilment?  Do […]

Jesus and Politics

or, “How would Jesus vote?” With a general election looming in the United Kingdom I am asking the question, “How, as a follower of Jesus should I vote?”  Does Jesus give us any clue how we should act in a democratic age?  Jesus said a lot about how we should […]

God has defeated death!

This week we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ and we must ask ourselves, “Why is this so important, and what is the relevance to us?”  Why is a reported event that took place nearly 2000 years ago so earth shattering?  If we believe that Jesus was who […]