Living a Jesus-focused life

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During Lent, many people choose to give something up for the six-week period leading up to Easter.  It can be chocolate, or coffee, or meat – any of life’s little luxuries seem to be the “sacrifice” that is […]

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How can we be certain in uncertain times?

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We live in politically uncertain times, or so the media would have us believe.  Election results are unpredictable or almost too close to call and once robust political institutions are struggling to respond to the challenges of a […]

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Love in action

I’m a bit of a music fan. I really like to listen to music as often as I can, and often have it playing in the background most of the time.  I’ve noticed (unsurprisingly) that, as it is […]

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Where will you put your hope in 2017?

This week I heard a BBC news commentator say that a certain film (which has yet to be released in the UK) had been nominated for a BAFTA award because it was a good news story and we […]

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Leaning into God’s grace this Christmastime

As Christmas approaches, our horizons are filled with a plethora of mixed themes. Many of us are looking forward to a break from work and spending time with family and friends (for some that prospect itself fills us with […]

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The light shines in the darkness

Scotland has just enjoyed its sunniest November since records began, according to a BBC article published earlier this month. An incredible 65.8 hours of sunshine. Living this far north of the equator during winter – this light makes […]

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