Tag Archives: bible

Treasure

  I recently spoke at my church on the subject of Treasure -‘riches stored in secret places’ . The talk was developed from an extended meditation on bible passages about treasure, riches, gold and silver. I only scraped the surface – … Continue reading

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Meet Spot…

Meet Spot, my latest ‘excuse’ for not posting. Spot, aka Microchip, is a Lancashire Heeler – a rare British dog breed. We found one wandering in the road over 20 years ago, and I was thrilled to find that he … Continue reading

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Garden Prayer Walk – 2 – Olive Tree

Continuing my Garden Prayer Walk – the Olive Tree: This reminds me of the Garden of Gethsemane at the foot of the Mount of Olives. Gethsemane always speaks to me of Jesus’ humanity. He really would rather not have gone … Continue reading

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The Bible and Mental Health – 2

How to calm your mind with God’s word. Adrian Warnock has written an excellent series of posts on mental health. This one deals specifically with using the Bible to calm your mind: “ For God hath not given us the … Continue reading

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Garden Prayer Walk – Mindfulness in the Garden

I went on a Quiet Day at Green Pastures in Poole, Dorset, UK this summer. They have a Garden Prayer Walk where we are invited to walk through the garden and stop and reflect/meditate/pray at certain numbered spots. A leaflet … Continue reading

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At the end of your tether?

I shared my reflections on another section of Psalm 119 at Lighthouse Community Church this week. You can find the previous talk here. This morning I’d like to look at verses 81-88 New International Version My soul faints with longing for … Continue reading

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Reading the Bible can be good for your Mental Health

Here is a copy of an article which I wrote for a local paper, the ‘Lymington Times’, and which was published in October 2004 – 9 years ago but still relevant today.  Sunday 10th October was World Mental Health Day. … Continue reading

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