Well our Easter Person this week is the Mary – the Mother of Jesus. For protestants and especially evangelicals Mary can be a prickly nettle to grasp, so often tainted in our eyes by the vague suspicions that some Christian traditions may almost treat her as an idol before God, we tend to shy away… Continue reading Easter People: Mary Mother of Jesus
There was once a woman who commuted into the city each day, her husband at home with the children. They were very much in love and secure in their relationship. Each day the regular commuters would all gather for the train and inevitably there were occassional nods of recognition between some of the travellers. The… Continue reading Change trains
A bit more biblical mind mapping and the resulting talk as part of our E100 series. Psalms In California’s Yosemite National Park a visitor once asked a ranger “What would you do if you had only one day to see Yosemite?” The ranger replied “I’d weep”. A tour of Psalms in the time we have… Continue reading Mind Mapping: Psalms
I’ve been doing some basic mind-mapping as an aid to the way I work and study. I started with mapping Bible readings as a way of really engaging with the word in a way my brain would understand. It may not mean a lot to you but I thought I would post it here.
And he said: I tell you the truth, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. (Mat 18:3) What is it about snow that brings the child out in us? No matter how disrupted our day has been by the fall of snow, we still find a… Continue reading Let it Snow, let it snow, let it snow.
AARON. HOLINESS on the head, Light and perfection on the breast, Harmonious bells below raising the dead To lead them unto life and rest. Thus are true Aarons drest. Profaneness in my head, Defects and darkness in my breast, A noise of passions ringing me for dead Unto a place where is no rest: Poor… Continue reading Aaron