Daily Archives

January 7, 2023
January 28, 2023

Snowdrops

Snowdrops                  Word on the Week               28th January 2023. They have reappeared, on cue, these harbingers of spring to delight the eye and reassure the heart of warmer days ahead.   God’s promise again fulfilled.   “While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease” […]

January 21, 2023

Talking to Bots

Talking to Bots                 Word on the Week          21st January 2023. Have you ever wondered, when making a business phone call these days, if the person at the other end of the line is a person at all?  Welcome to the world of ‘bots’. Which brings us to “what on earth is a bot?”   It’s an […]

January 14, 2023

Exile

Exile                              Word on the Week                        14th January 2023. The graphic picture of the exile in the Bible has been captured by the operatic composer, Verdi, in his opera Nabucco.   Few can resist the plaintive cry of the Hebrew slaves in Babylon as their captors taunt them to sing the songs of Zion.    How can […]

January 7, 2023

In the Year of our Lord

In the Year of our Lord        Word on the Week                 7th January 2023. Yes, it is 2023!    And have we indulged in that ego-centred practice of making any New Year’s resolutions?   In our self-focus we can easily lose sight of what we are here for – ‘To glorify God and enjoy Him forever’ – […]

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