Epiphany – what does it mean for us today?

Epiphany –  a moment of sudden and great revelation or realisation  (OED). In Biblical terms the manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles as represented y the Magi of three kings. (Matthew 2:1-12.) My husband likes to say that he had an epiphany four and a half years ago while riding his motor cycle along theContinue reading “Epiphany – what does it mean for us today?”

Straying from the Path

1 Peter 2: 25 For you were straying like sheep, but have now returned to the Shepherd…”           Luke 14v:10 “I… tell you, the angels of God rejoice over one sinner who repents.”                 Our dear old dog, Rufus, is fourteen years of age. He has cataracts and his hearing is not as sharp as itContinue reading “Straying from the Path”

Starry Starry Night

                                                          Philippians 2 V:15-16 You must shine among them like stars lighting up the sky as you offer them the message of life.                 We are fortunate to live in between two of Wales’ Dark Sky Reserves with the Brecon Beacon to the south and the Elan Valley to the north. There is somethingContinue reading “Starry Starry Night”

Psalm 139 v 1-6: God’s complete and knowing care.

                1. Lord, you have examined me and you know me.                 2. You know everything I do; from far away you understand all my thoughts.                 3. You are with me whether I am working or resting: you know all my actions.                 4. Even before I speak you already know what I willContinue reading “Psalm 139 v 1-6: God’s complete and knowing care.”

Here I am Lord, send me

Now after these things God tested the faith and commitment of Abraham and said to him, “Abraham!” and he answered, “Here I am.” Genesis 22:1 In that dream the Angel of God said to me “Jacob!” and I said, “Here I am.” Genesis 31:11 The Lord called Samuel and he answered “Here I am.” 1Continue reading “Here I am Lord, send me”

The Fruits of the Spirit

“”But the Spirit produces love, joy, peace, patience, kindness,goodness, faithfulness, humility and self-control.” Galatians 5:22 Roses, clematis and hop vines climb intertwined over the rickety trellis, the flowers cascades downwards in an unruly fashion. Like a mop of unruly hair, these climbers need a regular trim to keep some semblance of order.             I enjoyContinue reading “The Fruits of the Spirit”

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