Category Archives: hope

On Mozart & Creation

Karl Barth (1886-1968) was known to start each day listening to the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In writing about the influence and importance of the man’s music, particularly in light of the tragic historical events that loomed large in … Continue reading

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On Depression

The 18th – 24th April has been named Depression Awareness Week. I’ve read a few articles that have made me think – one of which was ‘What does depression feel like? Trust me – you really don’t want to know’ … Continue reading

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We travellers, walking to the sun, can’t see Ahead, but looking back the very light That blinded us shows us the way we came, Along which blessings now appear, risen As if from sightlessness to sight, and we, By blessing … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a Stress-Free Life

More often than I’d like, and more often than I’d like to admit, I’ve found myself feeling quite stressed over the past couple of months. So here are some imperfectly-formed but hopefully helpful thoughts on stress-free* living. Remind yourself that … Continue reading

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adjective \tō-ˈti-pə-tənt, ˌtō-tə-ˈpō-tənt\ The Merriam-Webster Online dictionary defines ‘totipotent’ as… : capable of developing into a complete organism or differentiating into any of its cells or tissues <totipotent stem cells> Latin totus whole, entire + English -i- + potent being … Continue reading

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From the Depths of Woe

This song is based on Psalm 130, and performed by Indelible Grace. This is what Kevin Twit  has said about his choice to record the song and make it the first track on the album ‘Joy Beyond the Sorrow’: So … Continue reading

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Christ is Enough

At church this morning we sang a song together called ‘Christ is Enough’. It’s one I’d come across at Forum this summer, and I really like it! So I’m sharing it here in the hope that it’ll be a blessing … Continue reading

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