Tilling the Soil (Life Lessons from My Garden)

“Sow for yourselves righteousness; reap steadfast love; break up your fallow ground, for it is the time to seek the Lord, that he may come and rain righteousness upon you.” Hosea 10:12 ESV I used to be ‘that person’ who said things like, “I just don’t have green fingers,” and “I kill anything I try […]

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Lockdown, from an ancient Perspective

As we plod through our third lockdown in the UK, I have been hearing more and more, how people are finding this lockdown much more of a struggle than the first one. Maybe it’s because the first one was during summer, when we could be in our gardens, whereas now it’s freezing outside, and the […]

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Liquid Prayers….The Voice of Your Tears

This morning, I’ve been reading through Psalm 6 again. It struck me how very apt it is to this time we’re in. It’s day forty nine of lockdown in the U.K. It’s been even longer for those of us who had the virus and had to self isolate before the official lockdown. For many, especially […]

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Letting Go

I love photographing this tree. (See graphic) It’s beautiful in every season, whether covered in snow or with fresh green Spring leaves.  If you look closely at this photo, near the top, you’ll notice that the tree isn’t completely bare. Despite the strong Autumn winds we had recently, the tree has clung onto a few […]

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Heavy Rain

Today we’re seeing a deluge of rain; a much needed outpouring on our very thirsty gardens, farms and forestry around our parched country, after many weeks with no rain. Very rare on this little Island of Ireland! When I looked up at the sky, just before the first drops fell, I could feel the change […]

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The Caleb Report.

The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “Send men to spy out the land of Canaan, which I am giving to the people of Israel.” Numbers 13:1-2 Who Are You Listening To? Have you ever been in a place in life where you just seem to be surrounded by ‘nay sayers’; people who say things to […]

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