Ten Years Later in Peru

posted: 12 Jan 2013 comments: 0category:

Once again I find myself preparing to make the flong light from Edinburgh to Lima. Its now 12.15 am  in the morning and in four hours the taxis will arrive to take me to the airport. This time I'm more excited than usual, Martha will be accompanying me. This will be her first visit in nearly ten years. She will see great changes in peru. the economy is beginning to grow and peruvians are seeking to take control of their own social deprevation. there are still many...
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A Letter From Bethlehem

posted: 23 Dec 2012 comments: 0category:

Some of my readers will remember that I introduced Daoud to you in a previous post. I wrote about the man who refuses to make an enemy of those who want to steal his land. I received a Christmas update from him after sending him a link to my Christmas song. Please remember those people on both sides of the divide Israeli’s  and Palestinians who are praying for peace.  The Tent of Nations is seeking to build bridges at a local level to bring about peace. It is my prayer...
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The Final London Post!

posted: 10 Dec 2012 comments: 0category:

Its late Sunday afternoon we've had the family for lunch  and managed to erect the Christmas tree. We still like to have our family round to help decorate the tree. Its a great time of laughter and fun and hilarity. It doesn't matter how old your children are they're all kids at heart. Today the big hunt was on for the angel with the punk rock hairstyle. Yes we normally have an angel on the tree with a punk rock haircut. I don't think I've ever noticed before but...
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Its Time To Speak Out - Let's End Human Trafficking

posted: 18 Oct 2012 comments: 2category:

Tonight as I write my blog there are literally millions of people all over the world being sold into slavery.  It has been estimated at around 27 million people. The same internet highway that allows me to communicate with you allows others to buy and sell fellow human beings. Naively, many of us thought that slavery ended with Wilberforce and his social reformers. Unfortunately, today a sophisticated network of international criminals operate at all levels buying and...
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Moderator on BBC Debate at Wigtown Book Festival

posted: 7 Oct 2012 comments: 2category:

I arrived yesterday in Wigtown to take part in the BBC Radio programme, 'Brian Taylor's Big Debate" and also to give a talk at the Wigtown book Festival.  This is also an opportunity  to promote the book of prayers I've written entitled " Sanctuary".It reflects some of the material we publish daily on the Sanctuary First  web site It was a torturous, drive from Edinburgh to Wigtown . The thing is, I took the shortest  route according to the  SAT NAV. It  turned...
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