Monthly Archives: January 2016

All this for you….

I love my church, that is something I hear repeated again and again at North Shore Methodist Church in Blackpool, I too love my church here, a wonderful diverse family of broken and healing people, we locate our worship in … Continue reading

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The blame game…

A couple of conversations today have highlighted for me that we are so often caught up in the blame game. We need to be right, and so we declare others to be wrong, or against us, we bemoan or circumstances … Continue reading

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A pat on the back…

Today I am giving myself a pat on the back, I have not only kicked myself out for a walk, but have also sorted out a pile of Bibles to give to those who need them and organised a collection … Continue reading

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Enough for me

A conversation with a friend today has highlighted a problem we both face, quite simply we make people uncomfortable. Interesting, because neither of us are prone to wild living, we are not outrageous or particularly strange, which given that we … Continue reading

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Listen to your life…. (pt 2)

“Listen to your life. See it for the fathomless mystery it is. In the boredom and pain of it, no less than in the excitement and gladness: touch, taste, smell your way to the holy and hidden heart of it, … Continue reading

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signs of life…

I am writing this post on another dull grey Monday morning, this winter has felt long, and while the days are perceptively longer I know that winter is far from over. Winter is far from over, but on my lawn … Continue reading

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Listening to my life…. (I am his)

In my earlier post I quoted Frederick Buechner who encourages us to listen to our lives, to listen not only to the good stuff,  the things that might make up a Facebook status that we want people to see and … Continue reading

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