About 2 months ago had a prompting to gather up food for six months. OK that seemed odd and to be honest the more I have thought about it the more odd it seems. After all in 1999 in the run up to the Millennium I only gathered 3 months supplies. OK there were two […]
These are ideas drawn from Ancient Wisdom AKA Holy Writ. Or you could just say they entries which are linked to ideas and stories found in the Bible.
I was in a Facebook group where we were having a discussion about the fact that there are some women who have experienced difficult circumstances who had found that the church was the last place where they got real help and support. Someone then mentioned The Good Samaritan and reminded us that the person who
I have faced a lot of frustrations on my journey. it has been a case of I should be doing this but again and again, things have not worked out as I expected or thought that they should. Some frustrations are too personal to write about. others would run the risk of being misinterpreted for
Many of us see needs around us and wonder what can I do to meet them. Jesus disciples were no different. Matthew tells us the story of them when they were struggling but a way was found to resolve the problem that they did not expect to see. Let’s set the scene Jesus had just
One way we can know what is good for people is to sit back and think about what helped us in the same situation. Or if that is not possible to get advice from someone who has been in that situation. One thing that sticks in my memory about this is a scene from a
We want to move forwards but somehow we shy away from it or we struggle to it. The more fearful we get the harder it becomes to do what we are supposed to do. This could come out as procrastination so we avoid doing it. Or if we do make a start the fear of
Ever thought how much we need others to help us obtain everything we need. After all how many of us can grow all our own food? Do we know how to keep sheep, separate the sheep from its fleece, then use that fleece to make cloth and then use that cloth to make comfortable clothes?
The Proverbs 31 woman is one of the most annoying characters in the Bible. She is that mythical creature that normal women measure themselves by and find themselves wanting. How does any normal, sane, sensible woman reach those standards? When you look at where the advice comes from you soon realise the problem. The Proverbs
There have been times when I have needed help because I had had a problem with the car. Twice I had had problems with a tyre and someone has stopped and changed it for me. There have been other times when it has not started and I have had to push it out of the