Is it a calling or a battle?

In the previous two posts I have written about the trials and tribulations I have faced since I thought I was called to be a minister. I had reached a dead end but then something happened to make me realise that I was facing an obstacle that could be overcome rather than the end of

Why bother trying to build a fair society?

The aim of this site is to speak out for those struggling to build a fair society. The strange thing is that this is what God’s Lily is about but it is only a small piece of the things that concern me. If you have explored the pages in the menu and read about Lily’s

How do we know what is good for people?

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

Do some people really want others to be weak?

The sad truth is that some people really do want other people to be weak. And believe it or not it is something that can be seen in a number of environments including the church. Why would someone want someone else to be weak? They want people to keep on receiving or taking what they

Why use weak in the tag line rather than poor?

Interesting? Why weak and not poor? The real answer is that this was God’s idea not mine. Or rather this is what I thought He told me to use. But why use weak rather than poor? One thing that strikes me is that poor has more of a connotation of disdain. You know the poor

Honouring and respecting needs in a fair society

What do you mean honouring and respecting needs? Everyone has different needs and we need to honour and respect those needs. Here is a simple example. A is not as tall as B and C is putting up a mirror for both A and B to use. A goes to the new mirror but cannot

Miracle or not?

Most of us have things in our lives that we would like to see changed. It could be that we desire a restored body with no cancer, no arthritis, the bits removed by surgery replaced and the things that are the worse for wear back to their original condition. It could be that we want

What I learnt from a day out with my mum

Yesterday I had really lovely day. I went out shopping with my mum. that might not sound like much unless you know our history. I appreciate what so many others take for granted because for one reason or another I did not have that experience. now I have allowed God to restore me it is