6th Dec

2019

It was in the middle of July when I heard it on an Internet radio station: “Only 162 days till Christmas”!  I groaned inwardly and thought, Oh, no, they’re not starting the Christmas countdown already!  Now, don’t get me wrong – I love ...

29th May

2019

  Last week James and I had great fun attending my niece’s wedding at 13th century Eilean Donan Castle in the north-west of Scotland.  Fabulous location, breath-taking scenery and – of course – a wonderful bride and groom!  We had a great ...

30th Jul

2018

An Old Testament character that fascinates me is the prophet Jonah.  In many ways, he’s not a particularly likeable character and probably not someone on whom you would want to model your life.  Nevertheless, the story of God’s dealings with him ...

10th Apr

2018

When I was in my first year of school, my teacher told me to stop talking in class.  “But I talk all the time at home”, I retorted.  I had yet to learn there was “a time to be silent and a time to speak” (Ecclesiastes 3:7).  I still enjoy ...

1st Jan

2018

Have you made any New Year resolutions yet?  I heard about a woman who made a new year’s resolution to eat more chocolate while her husband resolved to watch more football.  Needless to say, they didn’t have any trouble keeping to their ...