Give thanks to the lord

Monday musings…Give thanks to the Lord! “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever.” Psalm 118:1 FOR HE IS GOOD: “God’s goodness, which is His very essence and nature, is reason enough for giving Him thanks; God is always worthy to be praised, not only because He DOES good, […]

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Extravagant Love

This photo has hung on the wall in my workroom for the past four years. I found it one day in a charity shop (that’s a ‘thrift shop’ for some readers). I hadn’t gone there with any intention of buying anything that day, I was with a friend who enjoys charity shops as much as […]

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“Those Who Look to Him for help will be radiant with joy!”

“Those who look to him for help will be radiant with joy; no shadow of shame will darken their faces.” Psalm 34:5 (NLT) My hubby and I were sitting in a coffee shop enjoying our usual Saturday morning pot of tea and watching the world go by.  Just across from where we sat, two young […]

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We Look to You for Help (Lord)

I was going about my normal day today, having spent time reading and praying, I had written today’s blog post, tweaked a couple of things in my online shop, I was doing a bit of housework… all was well in the McIlreavy household… until I got an email notification on my phone.  It was quite […]

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God’s Love Letter

Isaiah 43 When was the last time you received a love letter? In this digital age we don’t really write letters anymore, do we? It’s all been replaced by text. I don’t know what it’s like in other cultures but in our culture here in Northern Ireland we aren’t exactly known as the most Romantic. […]

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Loneliness

Free Listening This morning I saw video on social media, posted by a woman who had recognised a deep social lack in our world today – meaningful conversation. So she got together a team of likeminded people who went out onto the street and set out some chairs in twos. Then they put up big […]

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