Tag: ancientpaths

In the UK at the moment, there is a definite change of season. The air has caught that cold streak that hits you in the morning and you are all…

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You’re probably like me- a man with a strong desire to be something. To be someone. Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs puts significance as one of the highest human needs. We all…

Read the Post“Hi, I’m a nobody.”

My children are 5 and 7 years old. A boy and a girl. We wanted more but a lengthy battle with fertility meant that we were many years behind our…

Read the PostPride & Joy

I go to church. I enjoy church. I enjoy the unity and fellowship that it brings. But church for me is not just 11am on a Sunday morning. It is…

Read the PostDivide & Conquer

These next 4 blogs will form a small series on what God is directly talking to me about. They aren’t slick or polished, but instead they come straight out of…

Read the PostHeart & Soul

Ask 100 people what the word ‘father’ means to them and the answers will be diverse: kind, loving, angry, passive, fun, distant. Many will have a good word, many will…

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Band of Brothers Today I carried a coffin. A baby coffin. It broke my heart. It wasn’t heavy but we held on so tight we had white knuckles. Standing shoulder…

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Stay patient and trust the journey Have you ever followed someone’s directions to a place? Not a GPS signal or an address. But verbal instructions – turn left after the…

Read the PostThe Journey

I have been asked to write a short chapter for a new book. I was asked to write about Generational Patterns v Generational Choices. This is my chapter: I had…

Read the PostGenerational Patterns

Recent studies (Sparrow 2011 and Wagner 2011) have spoken of something called the ‘Google effect’ or ‘digital amnesia’. This is where our memory capacity is reducing massively due to having…

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Joel 2:28. “…your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions”. I have been studying and pondering this verse for weeks. Why would old men dream? I have…

Read the PostJoel 2:28. A Hobbit’s tale

As a student I worked in a coffee bar. It was nothing special but I did enjoy the interactions with the public. There was one couple in particular who used…

Read the PostMr Chambers

8 years ago I was in a real struggle. We were nearly 2 years into a long battle with not being able to get pregnant. Everyone else was getting pregnant.…

Read the PostA gift called legacy

Today is not a special date in my life. It is not a birthday, holiday or anniversary. It is a Tuesday. Just a Tuesday. And it’s raining. But it does…

Read the PostToday is not a special day