1st Jan

2020

Many cities, such as Edinburgh, mark the start of the New Year with spectacular fireworks displays.  But does your New Year resolution to be a “new you” soon fizzle out in ashes like last night’s fireworks?  Are you tired of past failures? ...

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 ...

15th Nov

2019

Do you know what it’s like to have a wrong perspective?  I remember some time ago seeing a picture in which a man standing in the corner of a room looked gigantic because his head almost touched the ceiling.  Conversely, a man standing in the opposite ...

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 ...