The time is now

A lot of my time is spent lost in my thoughts which is also part of the territory as a writer. I have had a lot of dreams – some that have come to life and others that have fizzled out. There have also been those dreams that have been put on the shelf for […]

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Letting Go

Have you got something in your life that you take ownership of – it’s yours and you can’t imagine giving it away or handing it over? Does the thought of losing something precious to you fill you with dread? How about trying to break a habit that you just can’t seem to stop? I’ve been […]

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Real Love in the face of hate.

It’s a mad world. The digital age has made it possible to access news like never before. Sadly, a lot of the news that I digest digitally is bleak. Football hooliganism, the death of YouTube sensation Christina Grimmie, the Orlando shooting at the LGBT nightclub, Westboro Baptist Church spilling out hate in response to the […]

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The Loft Week 2: The Place I Call Home

Welcome to Week 2 of The Loft ~ A Wednesday Link-Up! Come on up! Graphic by Kerry Messer #TheLoft You will find my Week Two post and the linky tool at the bottom, but first, may I remind you how The Loft Link-Up works? The Loft is a place for conversation, community, networking, and Christian […]

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The ‘Nano Bible’ and the Metaphorical Magnifying Glass

An elderly lady sat in front of me in church yesterday. She had in her left hand the notice sheet for the service in large print. In her right hand, she gripped a magnifying glass. Every letter illuminated. Words clear as crystal. It was so clear that even I could appreciate it! I had never […]

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Reflecting on Christian Martyrdom #4: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

As a response to the growing persecution globally of the Christian faith and followers of Christ, I have felt led to write a short series on Christian Martyrdom. Remember, I am not a theologian and this is not meant to be a piece of academic prose. I am merely a curious child of the Living […]

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Will We Practise What We Preach?

Looking around my church, I see people. Lots of people. The more I look around I think of how I don’t know half of them – maybe even over half (but that’s a blog post for another day). I think I recognise that family over there – maybe. Despite feeling like a small fish in […]

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