posted: 5 Jan 2015 comments: 0category: Unassigned
During the next four months we’re going to be inundated with literature form the various political parties. Each one will be seeking to grab our attention and hopefully our vote. Knowing who to vote for is never easy. Knowing who to believe and trust is almost impossible. The thing is, too much attention will centre around the economy. I know the economy is important - it drives so many aspects of our lives, however I also think we need to be asking the bigger question....
posted: 2 Jan 2015
May the Father, Son and Holy Spirit
Protector and guardian of our hearts
Turn gently the handle of our lives today
For we are more fearful than we pretend
You who open the gate on each new year
Come and walk with us
Guide and protect us from all danger
Inspire us to think and understand in a new way
Teach us about the mystery of faith
Give to each of us the courage
To walk into the unknown
Believing you walk before us
Open our minds to think and...
posted: 23 Dec 2014 comments: 3category: Unassigned
I was driving in Edinburgh yesterday afternoon when my ‘hands free phone’ rang in the car. I was greeted with the terrible breaking news that a runaway bin lorry had careered over 250 yards down Queen Street: one of the busiest streets in Glasgow, injuring a number of people while others were assumed dead. I took a deep breath as i learned that a member of my family had just walked past the scene of the accident about five minutes before the horrific incident took...