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Come to me...

Part 1 of the Messiah ends with the following verses from Matthew 11.  “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.  286 more words




     John 6: 16-71

So the flesh profiteth nothing, doth it?

And the work of God is belief?

They are still in the storm, John Gospeller: 50 more words

Humans And Other Animals

Advent 3, Year C--Luke 3:7-18

If you are not careful, John the Baptist can swallow your Advent calendar. No lie. I’ve actually had it happen to me a time or two. 664 more words


Meditations on the Messiah // Thirteen

This is a series of daily, devotional posts that work through the Scriptures used in Handel’s Messiah. The musical numbers that correspond to these passages of Scripture are linked below through Spotify. 264 more words



Just another traveler on life’s highway hanging out in the slow lane.  It’s quiet.  It’s peaceful.  Beyond the horizon is rest calling my name.  Green pastures, still waters, my cup overflows. 212 more words


a very brief thought further to the season

we are so scared of the creature in the dark, that thing slouching towards Bethlehem

that we infantilise it – sweet little baby jesus cooing in the manger – forgetting the world inverted and shaken… 53 more words


#Adventword #Smooth

Today’s word is SMOOTH. 

At first glance, my thought was” damn, my life has been anything but smooth.”  The over forty-two years of my life have been full of bumps and holes. 441 more words