Tag: life (9)

  • Eager to depart?

    I usually check my email before I go to bed. Last night there was the usual assortment of junk mail, appointment reminders, freecycle offers and invitations to share the hoarded fortunes of African presidents. Delete without reading. Delete without reading...

  • When is a lie a lie?

    Reading through the Old Testament with four children is a challenge. One issue that has come up a number of times has been the importance of telling the truth, and whether it’s ever right to deceive somebody.

  • Single mindedness

    Recently I read the autobiography of one of the most famous footballers of all time – Stanley Matthews. A man famed for his silky dribbling skills and ball control, the first ever ‘Footballer of the Year’.

  • The house of mourning

    One verse has been often in my mind over the past weeks.  “It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting, for this is the end of all mankind, and the living will lay it to heart” (Ecclesiastes 7:4)