Unseen, unnoticed, Unloved, (and other lies we tell ourselves)

What’s a Sparrow Worth? “What is the price of two sparrows—one copper coin? But not a single sparrow can fall to the ground without your Father knowing it. And the very hairs on your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are more valuable to God than a whole flock of sparrows.” Matthew […]

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Keep on Keeping on! (Hope in Discouragement)

During our first lockdown in Northern Ireland, in the summer of 2020, I sat in our garden one morning with my coffee and my Bible. I had been feeling discouraged; several months of a lack of contact with family and friends and the daily death barrage of bad news was starting to take its toll. […]

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Letting Go

Surrender your anxiety! Be silent and stop your striving and you will see that I am God… Psalm 46:10 “The Lord answered her, “Martha, my beloved Martha. Why are you upset and troubled, pulled away by all these many distractions? Are they really that important?”   Luke 10:41 Does your life feel more of a solo headless-chicken […]

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Hemmed in

“You hem me in, behind and before, and lay your hand upon me.” Psalm 139:5 I love these sweet little lambs. Apologies for the slight fuzziness of the photos, but they were taken from quite a distance away. That’s because the sheep have the good sense to keep well away from anyone who is not […]

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