Home, sweet home

Wherever I lay my hat, that’s my home. Home is where the heart is. Home, sweet home. The word “home” brings up different thoughts, feelings, memories and experience for all of us. Until I was 18, home for me was a small terraced house in North East London. Since then, I have lived in 12 different houses in 8 different places! Our sense of home comes not only from a place where we live but Read more…

Prayer Course Week 2 – Adoration

This was an excellent review of an aspect of prayer that it is easy to overlook. Pausing and rejoicing at the beginning can transform and enrich a whole time of prayer. It helps take it from being about transactions (like with a shop) to relationship (like with a close friend or family member). For those that are not able to be with us you may wish to look at the video for week 2. The Read more…

In Conversation with Jesus

We are living in a world that has been greatly affected by the Coronavirus. When Jesus’ friend Lazarus died Jesus wept and he was deeply moved in spirit and troubled when he saw the grief of the family and friends of Lazarus. John 11 v 33. Jesus also tells us ‘Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted.’ Matthew 5 v 10 Jesus understands our grief at the suffering and death in our Read more…

Conversation with Jesus

As Jesus was leaving Jericho on His way to Jerusalem followed by a large crowd, 2 blind men called out to him. Although he was busy and surrounded by clamour and noise the Bible tells us that Jesus STOPPED. He asked them “What do you want me to do for you?’ As we find ourselves in the midst of a life that has largely ‘stopped’ maybe it is our chance, as we talk to our Read more…

Top Ten

What is your top five books of all time? Your ten favourite films?What are the three most important items that you own? It can be fun going through a top ten, finding out what is voted number one and seeing if you agree. Human beings have an in-built ability to compare and contrast. To assess and analyse, to come up with our own opinions about what is the best and which is better. In Luke Read more…

In conversation with Jesus

Jesus prays for you. “I pray for them. I am not praying for the world, but for those you have given me, for they are yours.” John 17 v 9 In your conversation tell Him what that means to you. One of the things He prays is for your protection. “I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, protect them by the power Read more…