So over 40 years of ordained ministry, what have I learnt? Simple – that God is faithful.
It was way back in 1982, an epiphany as I took the short cut from Castle Drive through the back entry to the main shops in Heswall. Such a vivid experience that I can still see the bins to my left. FAITH
The Christian life comes down just to one thing: faith. That is, we function as Christians by faith, that is by trusting God to keep his promises.
As the apostle Paul remin
In these days of Amazon and declining town centres, I try to support our local bookshop. So when the man from Waterstone’s said “It’s a great book; read it,” I bought it and read it. And it has changed my life, a bit.
To be fair I had already read some reviews of this international best-seller along with one extended extract on a subject I had always found intriguing.
And the bonus, as I was later to discover, is that the author who is Professor of Neuroscience and Ps
It’s 7:50 am. Which means I have a whole hour. So here we go:
“We shall fight on the beaches . . We shall never surrender!”
So ends Joe Wright’s epic film Darkest Hour as Gary Oldman’s truly impressive Churchill strides out of the House of Commons followed by thunderous acclamation.
But not quite, for there is one very important end credit. We are informed that Britain received Germany’s surrender in May, 1945.
At this time I thought this somewhat superfluous
Tomorrow could see a defining event in my life. Should I finish the Ormskirk ParkRun I will enter the elite group of those who have completed 100 runs.
As a result I will wear my elite black 100 t-shirt with pride. It will go not just over my head - but more to the point, to my head.
But it hasn’t been easy since a freak wave at La-Tranche-sur-Mer last August knocked me sideways, twisting my knee. And I was already receiving treatment to my left foot. But now I’m back