Author Archive

Moving House

July 19, 1997

In the midst of some of our daily journeys we find ourselves reminded of the presence of God in Christ who welcomes us. We were looking forward to moving house, but getting ready was something else! The boxes were all … (read more)

Driving Home

July 17, 1997

In the midst of some of our daily journeys we find ourselves reminded of the presence of God in Christ who brings us his love-light. The Van Morrison concert was over, and it was time to return from Edinburgh to … (read more)

The Flight

July 13, 1997

In the midst of some of our daily journeys, we find ourselves reminded of the presence of God in Christ. He's been there all along, but we haven't really noticed. We had the tickets, we had the luggage, and we … (read more)

White-Out

July 11, 1997

In the midst of some of our daily journeys we find ourselves reminded of the presence of God in Christ who leads us home. We pitched camp late at night. At dawn we woke and set off to climb one … (read more)

Christ In Our Midst?

April 2, 1997

I travelled right across Belfast today to visit a sick baby. The old images of Belfast were back again. Burned out cars and trucks at the roadside. The remains of the makeshift barricades used the night before, now pushed aside … (read more)

Love Is Patient!

April 1, 1997

We have instant custard, instant coffee, and instant tea! We live in a world where more and more companies market products to meet our demands for an instant response. Think of all those snack meals where all you do is … (read more)

Twisted

October 18, 1996

The weeping elm tree was felled. It had once been a beautiful tree with long branches and a leafy canopy that stretched right to the ground. Now it was condemned to be burned to stop the spread of dutch elm … (read more)

Lost And Found

September 26, 1996

I left the scarf on the Aberdeen to Glasgow intercity train. I was annoyed, it had sentimental value. A few weeks later I called at the Lost and Found Office in Glasgow, and then in Aberdeen. It wasn't there. I … (read more)

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