My child, do not busy yourself with many matters; if you multiply...– Some verses from Ecclesiasticus 11. Some of the Anglican Daily Prayer readings are from this apocryphal book. Enjoying the wisdom that is in them - feels at once very ancient and pertinent.
The new frontier →
is the old frontier. At least it is according to Seth.
Understanding what goes on inside the brain of a... →
Very interesting article from National Geographic about why teenagers need to behave the way they do. Via samradford.
An ethical guide to your home: from mobile phones... →
Some of the stories behind 9 luxury items and how they might be changed for the better. From the Guardian.
A little praying out of my thoughts after a few great days at college. Jesus you pissed people off. The religious, the power holders and the freedom fighters; somehow you managed to confound each one of them. You overturned temple tables, crossed taboos and loved with such spectacular disregard for the way things are done. Many were deeply attracted to you, but even your closest friends seem...
What's your favourite worship song - what I meant...
At church on Sunday night I was asked what my favourite worship song was and I gave a fairly rubbish answer, something like: “I love music, but don’t listen to a lot of worship music. But I love the song ‘how he loves us’” Now, I do love music, and I do like that song. But the “I don’t listen to a lot of worship music” is just plain rubbish....
He also told them this parable: “Can the blind lead the blind? Will they not...– Luke 6:38-40 and Romans 7.15 We got a new car just over a year ago. Its much bigger than our previous one, very helpful now we’re properly in family life. Just once or twice though I’ve almost got into trouble with it. I’ve been reversing and not see the person crossing behind...
Radiohead Remixes streaming on HypeMachine. Quality!
Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in...– Psalm 34.8 We are deeply suspicious of authority. That may not be a bad thing; a look at the last 100 years or so definitely shows that power is easily abused and often those who have it do not have our best interests at heart. The way the bible tells it though, there is One who is not created...
Right now, the Horn of Africa (in yellow on the map at the left) is in the grip...– IRIS Relief: A note from Operation Blessing International
Energy bills and emissions still rising due to... →
Another challenging reminder of the shadow sides to our love affair with consumerism. My gadgets are great, enjoying my Ipad and my shiny touchscreen phone loads, but reading this reminded me that along with the rest of my order I’ve taken an oath about embracing simplicity. May need to do some work on that one.