There is a difference between hearing and listening – hearing is one of our senses, we hear without even having to think about it, but to listen we need to engage with an open and receptive mind.
A Place of No Restrictions – For many people there is a feeling of freedom when you are out in the wide-open spaces of this beautiful planet. But there is also a place of no restrictions, that has nothing to do with the literal wide-open space….
It can be hard to forgive those who let you down, who break your trust, who intentionally, or, is it even worse, unintentionally disregard your view and your feelings, and act in a way which they know will be hurtful and cause you pain….
Sometimes things do not work out the way we expect but this is when we need to trust that God is still in control.
There can be times in our lives when things can change suddenly, even overnight, and we can find ourselves in difficult circumstances. These are the times when we need to strengthen ourselves by reading God’s word and remembering his good promises to us.
I’ve noticed recently on social media and in conversation, that ‘stay safe’ seems to have become a new catchphrase – as if it is in our power to keep ourselves safe from harm. But can I really, by some act of will choose to stay safe – has this phrase become popular as some sort of reassurance that we are in control of what is happening?
The week started with a grey, cold, damp mist rolling in off the sea, not the usual spring sunshine that we had been getting used to…
When you hear the news of events that are occurring in your country, does it ever make you cry with sadness, anger, or frustration? Does it make you feel powerless, that there is nothing you can do….
Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can…..
A Heart for Justice There was once a man who had a heart for justice and we know very little about him. What we do know is that he found himself at just the right time, and in the right place, to speak up and save a man’s life. He was hundreds of miles fromContinue reading “Speak for Justice”