Holy Woolies Goes For Prayer

posted: 9 Dec 2009 comments: 2category:

[gallery]Someone met my wife on the street last week. "I hear Albert's bought Woolworth" was the comment. Funny how rumours can get around. It brought a smile to my face thinking about the first rumours of Jesus birth. Word was no doubt round the town that shepherds had seen angels and a baby had been born in a stable. For those who went to see I'm sure they were not disappointed. And I think those who turn up at our Woolworth Christmas Encounter will find themselves...
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Christmas Unplugged - At Sanctuary First

posted: 7 Dec 2009 comments: 0category:

[gallery]Here are just some of the team that helped to put on Sanctuary First tonight. There are others who were still making last minute tweaks making sure it all went so smoothly they didn't get in the picture. We had all just gathered round a huge pizza and it was demolished within a few minutes. The thing is we had a great evening tonight but we had very few visitors, instead it was mainly our folks. i was delighted that so many of them were all doing something...
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Is it a lampost a tree or a man's face?

posted: 6 Dec 2009 comments: 0category:

img_1527 I heard a story about a wee boy who visited a Presbyterian church for the first time. He had been used to worshipping as a Roman Catholic. On arrival in the church he asked his mother "What's happened to Jesus?" He was of course looking at an empty cross. For him it was the crucified Christ that he had been taught to meditate upon. Indeed the crucified Christ had dominated his thinking. many see this image as being destructive because it instills a feeling of guilt...
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Could Woolies Open Again ?

posted: 3 Dec 2009 comments: 1category:

woolies-boness My moble rang- the voice on the other end of the phone was inquiring if I still had a use for the empty Woolwoth store in Bo'ness. I had left a note of interest in the property about five weeks ago. To be perfectly honest I had moved on from the idea and I was preparing for Christmas without Woolworth. Having received the call the question now running through my mind was could we put together a Christmas use for the store in such a short time? After the meeting...
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The hidden meaning in Christmas and the Cross

posted: 1 Dec 2009 comments: 1category:

img_1518 Today is damp dark and a bit gloomy. Yesterday was a beautiful Winter's day. The sun was shining brightly as I drove to the crematorium. Such beauty in the middle of sadness. Sometimes I wish the weather would match the things I have to do. When I feel sad lets have rain, and when I feel happy lets have sunshine! However the day ended with the discovery of these wonderfully red holly berries. For some reason I was drawn to think about the cross of Christ. The red...
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