A Poor Woman in the Right Space

posted: 30 Apr 2009 comments: 1category:

img_06551 I was thinking we all make excuses. We often use our vulnerable sides as an excuse>It stops us dealng with issues. I was thinking about story Jesus told about the woman who put twopence into the offering. I started to thinkk maybe she was hiding behind her poverty. Allowing it to imprison her free spirit. Too oftrn ot suits us to say we can't do something even when we know we can't and we're oftrn quite relieved. It's strange isn't it? We all do it. We make excuses I...
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Time and Eternity on the Tannoy

posted: 27 Apr 2009 comments: 0category:

Recently I've been reflecting upon the whole notion of confidence.  We mere mortals need to be more humble as we pass through time into eternity. Especially those of the evangelical kind. Sometimes we can act as though we know everything, or we can give that impression. We leave no room for doubt or those who might want to question. Dare I say it, I'm sure when growing up I was even part of that merry band. Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying we cannot speak...
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posted: 18 Apr 2009 comments: 0category:

I was visiting Glasgow the other day and i dropped into Renfield St Stephen's for some lunch. here was a reason for the visit but that is another story, for another time. the Church is based in the centre of the city and has a cafe that s opened most days. it was good to meet up with my friend peter who is the minister of the parish. Peter is a really interesting guy, he always has something thoughful and creative on the boil. After lunch he said to me " have you five...
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