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The Man with the Inkhorn

Posted by Brendan on June 11, 2015

A Forgotten Dream!

One sunny morning I was quarreling with my wife Angela. Can’t remember who or what started it. The kids were off to school and I’d just made a breakfast of tea, toast, marmalade and mature cheddar cheese. Angela likes tea in the morning. Hot tea, no milk, no sugar. Her favourite marmalade, Fruitfield’s Old Time …Read On

Posted by Brendan on January 28, 2015

A Good Heart!

A strange bed in a strange room in Reykjavik the northernmost capital in the world. A low moaning awakened me. A voice said, They’re all gone. I asked, Who’s gone? My children. They’ve all left. My wife Angela was talking in her sleep. We are experiencing the empty nest syndrome. The last three of our …Read On

Posted by Brendan on January 12, 2015

Staying Alive!

Hanging on our large Ethiopian handmade bed is a small colourful banner made by Rachel Owen of Newcastle, England. The centre is a tree representing Jesus, surrounded by lovely words from Proverbs 13, A longing fulfilled is a tree of life. It’s an appropriate promise for my feisty wife Angela. Angela has penned a book …Read On

Posted by Brendan on November 4, 2014

Jesus on an Indian Beach!

A few years back Angela and I spent a month ministering in Sri Lanka and India.  We had the last two days at Kovalam beach near the airport. Twelve years previously I’d also been a couple of days on this beach with Lionel Batke from Canada and a preacher from Northern Ireland. Angela and I …Read On

Posted by Brendan on October 29, 2014

Blood Moons and A Tumble of Roses!

Did you see the second of the Four Blood moons the other night? During the Feast of Sukkot? Four so closely together is said to be rare.  Very rare rather then medium rare. There’s only been a series of blood moons a handful of times over the past half millennium. New things for Israel? Good …Read On