Jonah

There’s a creature in the seas like a giant oil slick,and a grumpy prophet who feels a little sick,he’s stormy inside with an angry swell, he’s come to know his …

Nothing

No day, no night, no wrong, no right,  no blame, no game, no worry, no hurry, no fear, no smear, no pushing or rushing,  not this day, or this minute, …

Let There be… & Possible

Let There BeLet there be love…Let there be peace…Let there be patience…Let there be hope and understanding…Let there be courage and strength…Let there be dignity and listening…Let there be kindness …

Reality and Parables

The film Mean Girls began life as book, not a work of fiction, but a factual book – Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the New Realities …

Turning Up

I love you Lord, we love you,and we praise you with all we have,this jumble of our lives –at times full of the good things,at times more like a mess …

This Road

Prophets have walked this way,heroes and villains too,the weak have come limping,the strong with their heads held high.Some have found it as they searched for hope,some have found it as …

Blessed

Blessed are the shy and nervous, those low in confidence and self-esteem,for they know their need of God, and he is with them.Blessed are you when you feel out of …

Good Friday People

We are Good Friday people,with Resurrection on our mind.With a Saviour who plunged into the worst things of this life,he offered open hands to the rebels and the lost,gave everything he had …

The Holdovers & Hope

It’s the Christmas holidays at an elite New England boarding school, there is snow everywhere, and the boys are going home for the celebrations. All of them that is, except …

Sacred Joy

Dear Lord,please restore to us the joy of knowing you,the joy that can inspire our hearts and souls and minds,the warmth of friendship with you,the joy that lifted the people …

Today

I can cope today… not because I am powerful,but because of the gentle strength of God,not because I know everything I need to know,but because of the saving wisdom of …

Holding On

Help us to hold on Lord,when nothing seems to be happening,when prayers seem to be unansweredwhen the sky seems closed and heaven is quiet.Help us when we do not know …

Breath

Breathe on us dear Lord, we pray,as you did at creation,breathing life into us as people,breathing dignity and honour and purpose.Breathe on us dear Lord we pray,as you did in …

The Messenger & The Message

The film One Love is a biopic about Jamaican singer Bob Marley, and in one scene, when Bob is thinking about returning to Jamaica to play a concert to inspire peace …

Praise

We praise you Lord and give you the gloryHelp us to know more of what it means to praise youWe worship you and give you honourHelp us to know more …

Thunder

As Jesus prayed for God to be glorified in him,his face set on the troubled road ahead, so the sky responded, rattled and rumbled with the message from his father.‘I am glorified …

Breeze

Lord, we only need to open the door a little,  and the wind rushes in. The breeze finds a way.  We don’t always feel ready to open the door to …

Bandages

Then Jesus shouted, “Lazarus, come out!” And Lazarus came out, bound in graveclothes, his face wrapped in a headcloth. Jesus told them, “Unwrap him and let him go!” John 11 …