I’m currently reading Tom Wright’s brilliant biography on the Apostle Paul. I’m also currently reading “No Compromise” by Melody Green – the life story of her late husband Keith Green. Books separated by 45 years of church history and current affairs, they are dissimilar in many ways but, at their beating heart, are actually moreContinue reading “No Compromise”
What would dear Horatius have written had he lived in 2017? We’ll chat one day. ______________________________________ “Man is now thinking out a Bible for himself; framing a religion in harmony with the development of liberal thought; constructing a worship on the principles of taste and culture; shaping a god to suit the expanding aspirations ofContinue reading “How We Have Fallen”
I was astonished that although I now loved you…I did not persist in enjoyment of my God. Your beauty drew me to you, but soon I was dragged away from you by my own weight and in dismay I plunged again into the things of this world…as though I had sensed the fragrance of theContinue reading “Augustine “
Whenever I take a photograph or see someone else taking one, this is what I think about: C.S.Lewis – From his essay The Weight of Glory
I’m reading this jolly good book in my lunch-times at the moment – Recapture the Wonder by Ravi Zacharias. At the beginning, Ravi focuses on an ancient theory from Plato who believed that all philosophy began with wonder until it was replaced by knowledge – that there is a world of difference between belief andContinue reading “Recapture the Wonder”
…prayer is supposed to be more of an al fresco, Continental, full-on, ten-course feast to savour than it is a McDonald’s drive through for our convenience.
Here is a prelude to a final, short blog-piece of 2014, looking ahead to a significant 2015:
The only way I have ever found of getting/keeping fit is to consistently just do it. Consistency is key. Get a quality Fitness Instructor and a programme and start a new lifestyle. And stick at it.