Daily Verse – Father of Me.

‘This, then, is how you should pray: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name . . ."' Matthew 6:9 I have a confession. This verse shouldn't be the Daily Verse. Matthew 6:19 should be. When searching for the verse on the Interlinear version I use, I typed in 6:9 instead. Rather than not storing… Continue reading Daily Verse – Father of Me.

Daily Verse – Peace of Mind

You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. Isaiah 26:3 NIVUK In today's world it can be difficult to gain peace of mind. In fact it is a new industry, with coaches, books and podcasts, magazines and countless YouTube videos, telling you how to quieten your thoughts… Continue reading Daily Verse – Peace of Mind

Daily Verse – Three Things on Your To-Do List.

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Romans 12:12 NIVUK We are used to productivity gurus and time-management geniuses giving us the number one rule - have one main thing on your list, have five things, have as many as you can think of but only to the top two, etc. etc.… Continue reading Daily Verse – Three Things on Your To-Do List.

Daily Verse – Struggle.

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Ephesians 6:12 NIVUK In this verse the Apostle Paul is teaching, and reminding, believers that our world and lives are more… Continue reading Daily Verse – Struggle.

Daily Verse – Matthew 6:6

You Version This is one of the most quoted passages of Jesus talking about prayer and he highlights the difference between praying in public for the praise of others and praying individually in a close relationship with God. The Greek Interlinear offers up an interesting translation of part of this passage. Rather than 'go into… Continue reading Daily Verse – Matthew 6:6

Daily Verse – I Thessalonians 5:17

You Version Unceasingly Pray.  adialeiptōs proseuchesthe. God, through Paul's handwriting, at his minimalist best. adialeiptōs is an adverb - without ceasing, uninterruptedly, without omission. proseuchesthe, to make prayer to God. For gratitude, for need of yourself and others. This is an exhortation and a challenge. Pray, so it is as automatic as breathing. There are… Continue reading Daily Verse – I Thessalonians 5:17

Daily Verse – Psalm 46:10

YouVersion Be still and know that I am God. Try it right now. One minute - sit and be still. No thoughts. Breathing calmly. Close your eyes, but no napping. If you managed that, well done! Most people freak out and think of all the things they have to do or should be doing or… Continue reading Daily Verse – Psalm 46:10

Art for the Day.

#Good Friday https://www.instagram.com/p/CNHyWdTLgQY/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link This is from my Instagram account. I've always loved art and always bemoaned 'I can't draw'. This self-fufilling prophecy has worked for all of the years following a drawing I did of a Police motorcycle in Primary School, aged about seven! During this latest lockdown I determined to 'give' art a go… Continue reading Art for the Day.

The Way After – Day #3

 Photo by Ian Taylor on Unsplash In Sando’s copy of ‘John Brierley - A Pilgrim’s Gude to the Camino de Santiago’ there is a quick 5-point reference page. It lists the following points: Travel - a quick guide; Preparation - Outer; Language; Pilgrim Passport, Protocol & Prayer; Preparation - Inner. Under travel it refers to… Continue reading The Way After – Day #3

The Return of Super League.

This weekend just gone was the third of the renewed Super League season. The stadiums may be empty but the players are on the pitch and there certainly seems to be no less intensity in the running and tackling. The rule changes seem to have been the real talking point, mostly for good I will… Continue reading The Return of Super League.