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A Stick, Hill Buits and A Guid Collie Dug

The three fundamental pieces of itinerary required to make shepherding possible. Of course, we’ve been helped along the way by always carrying a variety of other things: a knife, a bit of baler twine, a dog whistle, a crayon (NOT Crayola, a special shepherdy crayon) and the famous “wee daud o’ pooder”. 1,107 more words



Food for the Hungry

            Ever noticed how a healthy body is a hungry body? Ever fed an infant who has been kept waiting for the warm milk she knows is the only relief for her gnawing pain? 556 more words

Pace and Direction in Life has Changed

When I started this blog back in the summer of 2009, it was my way of taking others along on a journey. I was stepping off the path I had been on and going down a road which was very new for me, with lots of new things to examine and describe along the way. 375 more words

Rediscovering the Shepherd's Heart

Having been a minister for over 25 years, I have come to a place where I wonder if pastors have forgotten what their primary calling is. 524 more words



The name of this week’s blog isn’t a tribute to the mid-80’s pop sensation ‘Swing Out Sister’ – a band synonymous with smooth grooves and sharp haircuts – rather it refers to the adept escapology skills demonstrated recently by a couple of the lambs when we tried to wean them off of their mothers. 465 more words


The Power of a Story

I love to hear people’s life stories. I really do. I either find out that we grew up close by, or we have a mutual friend, or that, somewhere in their past, we share a similar hurtful experience. 407 more words


God, My Stronghold. Reflections on Psalm 62.

“My soul waits in silence for God only;  From Him is my salvation.

He only is my rock and my salvation,

My stronghold;  I shall not be greatly shaken.” 135 more words