Today it's commonplace - I'm sure there has always been a measure of it, but today it seems to be accepted practice, the manufacturing and communicating of fake news - the distortion and twisting of things to serve a particular agenda; and the demonising of those who hold opposing ideas - the discrediting and belittling … Continue reading Fake news and demonising
I don't know what your thoughts are as you begin the new year - sad, mad or glad... But here's something that makes a world of a difference - we are not living in a closed universe. Now you might be thinking, what has that got to do with it? The answer is an awful … Continue reading Thank God the universe isn’t closed
I love seasons, I thank God for seasons, life is made up of seasons. In the last week or so we have seen the change from summer to autumn taking place (whilst borders have had a second lease of life), and this year in England we have been experiencing New England scenes as the natural … Continue reading My Father’s World
Man or monkey? Who exactly are we? Questions that are pertinent to every generation, and the answer we give will impact the lives we live. The Bibles story of creation is dramatic indeed, distinct from all other such stories, not pandering to the mind of man. And when it speaks of man the drama couldn't … Continue reading In the Image of God
Coincidence or Created? Who am I? Who are we? What am I doing here? What are we doing here? They are the big questions of life. Important questions. Questions that need an answer, and the answer we give to them will impact the lives that we live. It’s seen in our desire for significance, self-worth, … Continue reading Who am I – coincidence or created?
In the last few days we have been captivated by the arrival of the Rosetta space craft at, and the landing of the Philae Lander on, the comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasminko after travelling for 10 years across 300 million miles of space - amazing! Staggering! No wonder there was such jubilation, all that investment and work done … Continue reading Rosetta and Clues to Life on Earth
Sitting out in the garden this evening Pam and I sat and listened to the bird-song. It seems there's more of it this year both in the mornings and in the evenings, and my how they sing. You look at a bird and really some of them there's not much to them at all, a … Continue reading God’s Sweet Singers