See from His head, His hands, His feet,Sorrow and love flow mingled down!Did e’er such love and sorrow meet,Or thorns compose so rich a crown? The Words of Isaac Watts and the Hymn, ‘When I survey the wondrous cross…’ Love and sorrow and the depth of God’s reaching into our lives and moments. Enough said.Continue reading “The Cross”
Morning Glory, photographed a couple of months ago. Irresistibe. ……surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age. (Jesus; Matthew’s Gospel, Chapter 28, verse 20 Bless you.
An invitation to make a step and see where it leads! Easy to stay where you are. I write this whilst the wind blows outside and the clouds roll in from the North Sea. I’m warm and have no desire to move! There are many things happening for each of us and reaching out andContinue reading “The long and winding road….”
For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.….. Words from the Apostle Paul on this Christmas Eve. The figures are deceptive; made out of sheet steel and placed on the sandContinue reading “Illusion”
Old stone bridge. Who, or what on earth was EMO and what does the date stone indicate? 170 years of existence and the footsteps of many. Names lost to the mists of time. How does it make you feel as you reflect on the photograph? I have a sense of longing for something that IContinue reading “Puzzle…”
The shades of autumn; decay with the promise of new life. A time of waiting in the photograph I took a couple of weeks ago. Some words from Hebrews 19, verse 8; ‘Jesus Christ is the same, yesterday, today and forever…’ A simple enough phrase, but a tresure chest of possibilities for each of us,Continue reading “Changes…”
God speaks in the uncertainty. Words of hope, not fear. Wandering and finding; mist, and tree on a hill (photographed a couple of days ago) Seems like a beginning, not an ending, all is held in the love of God. You and I whoever we are, wherever we have failed, forgiven and given a newContinue reading “Hope, not fear…..”
‘The people walking in darkness have seen a great light.’ Isaiah 9 verse 6 Peace be with you in this new day. Savour every moment. Find hope in the midst of everything; God is good and loves each of us more than we can ever know. Blessing and peace be with you.
‘When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars,which you have set in place, what is mankind that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them? You have made them a little lower than the angels and crowned them with glory and honour. Psalm 8; 3-6 The earthContinue reading “Considering….”
The ‘dimming of the day’ is always a powerful moment when it moves from light to darkness. This photograph says it all. Here’s a thought….‘God is a reality with a face….’