And so we’re here now

Originally posted on thoughts i dont want to forget:
It’s sort of jarring how fast things can change. A month ago I was going in for work and functioning as ‘normal’. Schools were still open. There was ample toilet paper in stock at stores, panic buying had not yet started (although it was starting). Not…

Lombok Reflections July 2015

Poor cousin to Bali yet richly raw rice fielded grains spread on plastic sheets sun-warmed from pure skies bagged brown gold borne crosswise on motorbikes to market. Bricked and mortared buildings spring from rich larval soils yet many lie abandoned burnt out pillars overtaken by tropical tendrils. Materialism struggles to gain a foothold on Rinjani’s  bold green … More Lombok Reflections July 2015

What is Freedom?

I have been thinking about freedom lately especially after reading 1 Peter 2:16 “Live as free men, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as servants of God.’ Scripture talks of us being free but also of being slaves of Christ (Ephesians 6:6) or servants of God. We know we … More What is Freedom?

Easter Reflection

Easter has come and gone again for another year. I must confess to not being a great celebrator of Easter. It is not that I don’t have a great respect for the Easter event itself. It is after all the pivot point of the history of the world. I think it is because of the … More Easter Reflection

First grandchild

Isaac Nash A strange feeling to become a grandfather. A sense of real excitement, like when our first son – Samuel was born but different. I know so much more now than I did then. A sense of responsibility to ensure he gets on in life well. Apprehension that his parents may not know what … More First grandchild