Ignite my Bones, Ignite my Heart

They handed us wristbands as we entered the stadium. All of the fifty to seventy thousand, I don’t know how many, people walking to their seats strapping them on, getting ready. We’d missed the opening acts due to the traffic so we waited in the interval in anticipation. Eleven hours of travelling, and many months…

Hope for the World

In an hour period listening to the radio this morning while I did some housework and then loaded up our advent calendar with chocolate, I heard of disillusionment with big business, loss of faith in governments, threats of increased world unemployment, worries about tyrannical leaders, breakdown of treaties between countries and fear of world war in…

Let the Light In

It’s possible to know there’s a problem and fail to deal with it for a long time.  We’ve had one of those problems in our back yard. When we first moved in we got rid of a number of trees that were growing too close to the house. Pine trees that shed their needles through…