Putting down our nets?

30th November is St. Andrew’s Day. St Andrew was among the first group of Disciples whom Jesus called. I often wonder what it was about Jesus which captured his attention and made him decide to leave everything which he had and follow Him. Had Jesus been around...

Thanksgiving

I heard a sermon last week which ended with the question, “Are you grateful for the little things?” It was a really obvious thing to say but, in the silence that followed, I found myself looking around the Church I was in and thanking God that there were flecks of...

An offering far too small

“Were the whole realm of nature mine, that were an offering far too small Love so amazing, so divine demands my soul, my life, my all.” If you think you have heard this before it is because this is the last verse of “When I survey the wondrous...

Praying after Texas

  “Thy will be done,”. We pray it so often we might hardly notice ourselves saying these words. Some days though, like last Sunday, when the news of yet another mass shooting, this time in a Church in Texas, hit our screens when we got home from our church...