Monthly archive for October2014

More than she (or we) could ask or imagine……..

It is now more than three years since I first held little Michelle in my arms. She is now bigger, healthier, more alert, more engaged, more alive and has more potential than I ever imagined possible……….and she, Jesus and Hildah are the best things in my…

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Vulnerable, out-of-control, at God’s mercy……………

‘Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away the hunger.’ Saint Basil It is true to say that a large part of me wants to curse the rain this morning. It’s harvest…

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Blessed……..

So the Lord blessed Job in the second half of his life even more than in the beginning I was 46 yesterday. I am definitely in the second half of my life. Very probably in the final third. I have less in terms of possessions…

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Supported, encouraged and grateful…………….

I used to think of myself as a ‘loner’ Christian – me and Jesus against the world. I have since discovered that being a loner can be….well….. a little….er……lonely? Particularly when you are living in a completely different culture, trying to learn to speak a…

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The prayer of Jabez……

…..goes something like this: Oh that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, That Your hand would be with me and and that you would keep me from evil, That I may not cause pain.’ And it is a prayer that I pray…

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Beautiful location…………difficult reality……….

Of all the places that God might have asked me to be His hands and feet in the construction and operation of medical facilities……….I don’t suppose that there are many that are more breath-taking than Kigazi. On days like the one that you can see…

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