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George Morrison
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’ – […]

December 31, 2022

Prayer from Kansas

Prayer from Kansas              Word on the Times               31st December 2022. A prayer uttered 25 years ago in the State Legislature building in Kansas created waves when it was first created.   A friend sent it to me recently, as large parts of it are still relevant today!   Here is an edited version. Almighty God, our […]

December 17, 2022

Mary’s Song

Mary’s Song                      Word on the Week                     17th December 2022. Have you ever burst out in spontaneous singing?   Has the Joy of the Lord ever reached your lips in an unrestrained way?   There was a time in my life when it happened frequently.   For obvious reasons it was when I was alone in the […]

December 17, 2022

Mary’s Song

Mary’s Song                      Word on the Week                     17th December 2022. Have you ever burst out in spontaneous singing?   Has the Joy of the Lord ever reached your lips in an unrestrained way?   There was a time in my life when it happened frequently.   For obvious reasons it was when I was alone in the […]

December 10, 2022

Christ in the Desert

Christ in the Desert         Word on the Week           10th December 2022. It was with some misgivings that we saw FIFA set in motion a train of events ending with the world football cup being hosted by the Muslim world.   Qatar borders Arabia where the city of mecca is the epicentre of Islam. The oil […]

December 3, 2022

Creation and Revelation

Creation and Revelation            Word on the Week          3rd December 2022. In a lovely week, topped off with the annual Pensioners Luncheon, it was good to find the blog is still in circulation among some of my fellow pensioners.   In selecting a topic to write about one thing is apparent and that is the relative […]

November 12, 2022

The Viper in the Grass

Porn – The Viper in the Grass  Word on the Week    12th November 2022. When I was young, admittedly that was some time ago, porn was the stuff you found on public lavatory walls.   It was the domain of naughty school kids or dirty minded adults who were to be avoided. It was when […]

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