This is basic, comes from my understanding and is really here to help people who have never considered that Anxiety can be a mental health diagnosis. This is a UK based attempt to just pull some information together. It is not comprehensive and I am a sufferer, not a doctor. Therefore, there are two questions… Continue reading FAQ on Anxiety Disorders
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This is a reflection comes from a discussion on a URC Facebook page about what amounts to the Fellowship necessary for worship. I am not answering that question directly here but looking at the forms of fellowship that happen during Christian worship. This is a personal piece reflecting on my experience. Firstly in the two… Continue reading Seven Elements of Fellowship in Worship?
A friend posted that she did not have much hope but somehow had to get through the night next Tuesday which is the date of the Presidential election in the United States of America. It has to be seen what will happen and this is not about politics but about hope. It seems to me… Continue reading Hope
This is mainly for people who get chocolates from me at Christmas. I am thinking I need to make a smaller selection this year as the normal gannet feeding grounds (IT Services Buildings) are closed due to Coronavirus. This means I actually need to be careful over quantities. Also, I expect to be sending out… Continue reading Christmas Chocolate Poll
Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect. Matthew 5:48 (NRSVA) Confession time; I am a perfectionist. For those that know me and know how hard I drive myself this will come as no surprise. For me, a task is never finished only every abandoned and I have got really good at abandoning tasks… Continue reading Jesus Falls and the Magic of Mastery
There are two tribes within Christianity who are holding a debate about which is the better way to faith, that of simple trusting faith or that of the struggle of doubt. In a sense, this is talking to this debate but is doing so by picking up an aspect that is overlooked. My faith, which… Continue reading Divine Curiosity or the Scholarly Vocation
I am regularly hearing the line that goes something like this “we as Nonconformist do not use our churches for private prayer we do that at home” The implication being that Roman Catholic and Anglo-Catholics only pray in church buildings. I am needing to call you out on this. It is not true, personal devotion… Continue reading Prayer belongs in the Home – A Rant
This is my mum some twenty years ago holding her grandson. This weekend you would have had her mentioned. Not by name but as one of the many who make up the statistics on those who were positive for Covid-19 and who died from it. This is not a rant about numbers instead of people,… Continue reading Another Statistic
Do people want some good news about Covid-19? Well you will all have seen this scary graph in some form and be told it is exponential Now the good news is that it is NOT exponential. It is a sigmoid curve,which basically has three stages: an exponential start a linear middle an inverted exponential end… Continue reading Not an Expoential Curve