Tag Archives: Jesus

Jesus: Formerly known as ‘The Angel of the Lord’

Warning: This is quite a heavy blog post! After reading the books listed below and much pondering, discussion and prayer, I believe the ‘angel of the Lord’ in the Old Testament is Jesus, before he came as a man. Below … Continue reading

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Angels – what do you believe?

Angels are fascinating. Fact. No matter what your spiritual beliefs, you’ll no doubt have some thoughts about them. Some of us may have even encountered them. I’ve been reading about them recently (see left). There are SOOOOOO many things ‘out there’ … Continue reading

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You have no power over me!

An 80s classic, right up there with The Princess Bride and The Goonies. In this magical fantasy David Bowie plays the evil Jareth, the king of the goblins. Sarah, played by a young Jennifer Connelly, wants her baby brother back … Continue reading

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Why I’m Praying for You

God isn’t a genie who grants wishes. As a Christian I don’t have a hotline to him that others can’t have. But I do believe in the power of prayer, that it makes a difference, and that not only can … Continue reading

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Gone Fishing!

Here is a photo of me fishing on holiday in Santorini. I went with a guy who knows his stuff, hence why I’m using a good rod. I’d been fishing twice in my life before this – once as a … Continue reading

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Pick up a book and join the adventure!

There are many great fantasy books. For me the best ones grip the reader, helping them lose themselves in that world to the point where they don’t want to put the book down until the end. It’s like they are going on … Continue reading

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He Lives in You…

I love this song. A friend put it on a compilation CD she did for me a few years ago. I think it works on two levels: 1) Those who have lost a loved one 2) Christians, re. Jesus Who or what … Continue reading

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The Singer

I was given a tenor horn for Christmas and have just joined a brass band to try and improve (I’ve not been playing long and am out of my depth but it’s fun!). The band experience is giving me a new appreciation … Continue reading

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I Really Moustache

I’m doing ‘Movember’ this year. That’s right – I’m growing a moustache. Or at the very least I’m trying to. Movember refers to men growing a moustache during November to help raise awareness and support for men’s health charities. This year … Continue reading

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Short Book Review: ‘Paradise Lost’ by John Milton

Milton deals with the classic biblical narrative of ‘the Fall’, of humankind and of Satan, so the paradise that is lost has the double meanings of both the garden of Eden and heaven. The main points are twofold: that Satan … Continue reading

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