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Funeral Ministry


I experienced two contrasting funerals today, and they have made me think about the things that unite us as well as the things that divide us. You might know already that I am a lay minister in my church and … Continue reading

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January Daybook


For Today… 11th January 2017 Looking out my window… I can see clear blue skies, but I can hear the wind howling and there is a storm on its way. I am thinking… I might cook cheesy bacon pasta for … Continue reading

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Prayers for a New Year


I led the prayers in our Sunday worship this morning, and for a change I used a couple of props. I chose to pray around four items that are traditionally used on New Year’s Eve in Scottish households – coal, “black … Continue reading

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Daybook Entry -7th November 2016


For Today… 7th November Outside my window… the weather is miserable. It is bitterly cold and the drizzle has got needle edges on it. I am thinking… that I am glad I took some time out last weekend to have … Continue reading

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Share Your World – Week 36


I have Cee to thank for today’s post. You’ll find her at Share Your World List 2 things you have to be happy about? Food in my cupboard, and air in my bike tyres. If you could take a photograph, paint … Continue reading

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Daybook Entry 15th August 2016


For Today… 15th August 2016 Outside my window… the sun is setting, throwing up a beautiful peachy glow over things in the garden I am thinking… about doing a long-distance walk next summer, inspired by the beautiful countryside in North … Continue reading

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Daybook Entry – 13th July


For Today… 13th July Outside my window… there is still a trace of blue in the sky and it has gone 11pm I am thinking… about the juxtaposition of tragedy and celebration today I am thankful… that I have a … Continue reading

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