Have had the funeral of a church member today, which took up several hours. Since we moved out of the church into the hall, setting up for any meeting or activity, then clearing away afterwards, always takes much longer. By the time we’d had the service, then the trip to the grave, followed by the […]
On Sunday it was my turn to teach the children in their separate room. A young woman whom I know very well and who has been involved with the church for several years, came into the room too with her toddler. She seldom comes to church these days because toddler, a delightful little girl, is […]
Our family is all in a state of shock, following the bomb in a Nigerian church yesterday. We’ve discovered that it was in fact the church in Jos where we used to go, where Hub was on the team of pastors. The church was built next to the house we lived in for a while, […]
If only we really knew Jesus we would not be so concerned with putting on a good show and of how others see us.
‘We allow ourselves to resent criticism even when justified. Note that I say allow – the feeling of resentment is not within our control – and maybe we try to smudge the unpalatable truth by discrediting the critic and, should an opportunity arise, retaliate in kind… St Teresa (of Avila) assures her Carmelite sisters that […]
I second that. (from Laugh It’s Free Facebook blog via JBB )
Thank you so much to everyone who took the time and trouble to comment on this topic. There was certainly a broad agreement on blog manners. I’ll set out a digest of your comments: if you feel I’ve misrepresented what you’ve said, or haven’t said enough, or got it wrong please let me […]