Authored by brealf on Sat, Jan 07 2006 - 01:18 PM
Have you ever gone somewhere and thought you saw someone you knew only to find out it wasn’t them after all, but you could’ve sworn it was who you thought. Maybe even the splitting image of them, and it leaves you with an uneasy feeling.Impersonation is a serious business these days. We are all warned about ‘identity theft’ aren’t we, and I’m sure ...Read Blog »
Authored by brealf on Fri, Jan 06 2006 - 01:35 PM
Whenever I feel the need to read a Psalm, which is often, it is to Psalm 139 that I go, however much I love all the others! And I go to it most when my heart and mind is tempted to stray from God's path, because it brings me straight back with it's powerful message.David is fully aware, probably more than we ever will be, that he is utterly and ...Read Blog »
HELP ME, LORD...
Authored by brealf on Fri, Jan 06 2006 - 01:16 PM
Help me Lord to see the funAnd laughter in another's heart,And know that fun and laughter, LordIn mine! Help me not to be too dullAnd serious through my days.May my heart be bouncy, LordAnd give you praise! © Alf Willis 24.5.05 ...Read Blog »
A STILL SMALL VOICE
Authored by brealf on Thu, Jan 05 2006 - 02:43 PM
I know that some of you sitting reading this have a real battle in your minds. I often have it too! It is a very real battle because it is a battle between what God is saying to you and what Satan is trying to say!We see in the Scripture from 1 Kings 19:11-13 that even the great Elijah had the same problem, and God had to demonstrate to him in a ...Read Blog »
A BAD DAY
Authored by brealf on Thu, Jan 05 2006 - 01:30 PM
I expect you’ve noticed how easy it is to undo the witness you have when you’re not feeling up to the mark. It happens to us all. Someone may upset us, or we’ve had a bad night. Things get on top of us and take away our peace. And before we know it has neutralised all the good we’ve done, and render life anything but a blessing.I’m sure we’ve all ...Read Blog »
Beauty all around us - God's plan for us
Authored by brealf on Sat, Apr 08 2006 - 08:22 AM
Yesterday we went to Fort William, which is a drive of about 1 hour 45 minutes south of us,to meet up with Brenda's brother John and Linda his wife who were travelling from their home, and this was about half way for each of us. The weather was nice when we set off but we had snow storms through that part of the trip there and back which goes over ...Read Blog »
Down and out......
Authored by brealf on Fri, Oct 27 2006 - 02:23 PM
~Hi Friends, this morning I was reading some words from Matthew 9 about Jesus being associated with 'tax collectors' and 'sinners'. I've always been intrigued by this passage and as I was driving home for lunch today I was thinking about what it means and being challenged by it. The Pharasees, so high and mighty in their own self-righteousness, ...Read Blog »
How Bizarre.......and.....taking a break
Authored by brealf on Wed, Jun 28 2006 - 02:54 PM
Hi Friends, today I was stunned by a report in a newspaper which covers a fairly wide area of the Scottish Highlands, so stunned that I decided I would take the time to share it with you. It's headed "We'll have nun of that!" Here is the report: "Three Inverness nuns have insured their virginity for £1million in case one of them ...Read Blog »
A different kind of blog...........My Day!
Authored by brealf on Fri, Jun 23 2006 - 02:19 PM
I always love having a day off work and today has been such a day. However Brenda didn’t have a day off so our morning routine began as normal. The alarm goes off at 6.40am which means it’s time for me to rise. After the first few moments of downing the small glass of fruit juice I always keep on my bedside cabinet for those occasional ‘sips’ ...Read Blog »
Love for one another....prayers being answered!
Authored by brealf on Sat, Apr 08 2006 - 01:15 AM
Hi everyone, just to say I have removed my previous blog (those who read it know what it said) because the object of posting it was to get people to pray. Thank you for your prayers. Most of you now know that those prayers are being answered. Praise Him! Love Alf ...Read Blog »
It's how I arrange my mind...
Authored by brealf on Sat, Jun 10 2006 - 07:51 AM
Hi friends, I've only just had this in my inbox from a friend in Canada and thought it was so worth while sharing with you all. I hope it blesses you as much as it has me..........A 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and proud man, who is fully dressed each morning by eight o'clock , with his hair fashionably coifed and shaved perfectly, even ...Read Blog »
You have your Blog now !!
Authored by ricktowe on Sat, Oct 15 2005 - 01:44 PM
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Out there in the Wilderness.....
Authored by brealf on Sun, Feb 10 2008 - 04:17 AM
Hi Friends, whereas I think most of you live in very populated places Brenda and I live in what could be called, for the most part, a wilderness! I've posted (and hope it comes out) a picture below taken from Google Earth of our area and we wee village where we live called Erbusaig. As As you can see there are many mountains and glens, isolated ...Read Blog »
Mini Devotional: If things aren't going well......
Authored by brealf on Wed, Oct 15 2008 - 02:21 PM
Hi Friends, I'm very challenged by the words of David in Psalm 34 v1 where he says: "I bless God every chance I get; my lungs expand with his praise." [The Message version] because I know, and I'm sure you do too, that isn't my everyday, every moment experience!We all have matters which weigh us down, get on top of us, frustrate and ...Read Blog »
Don't panic.....it's me lol....!!
Authored by brealf on Sun, Sep 10 2006 - 11:29 AM
Hi Friends, well I've sat down to write but I'm not sure what the Lord wants me to say! I guess you've all been there, done that etc., etc. It's been over a week since I've blogged and there hasn't been much of an excuse (oh goodness, I'm getting candid here lol). Perhaps it's because I've just been reading 3 of Megs blogs one after the other ...Read Blog »
Authored by admin on Thu, Jun 23 2005 - 11:56 PM
Dear Father, I am tired. You know the many things that have weighted me down lately, and you know the weakness I have displayed in my dealings with them. I pray that you will grant me more patience, long suffering, and energy as I face it again tomorrow. I am aware now more then ever the lack of control I have over my own life, and I think you ...Read Blog »
PTD 5 "Forgiveness - The Unhindered Walk"
Authored by stupatson on Fri, Oct 17 2008 - 08:05 AM
9 In this manner, therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. 10 Your kingdom come. Your will be done On earth as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, As we forgive our debtors. 13 And do not lead us into temptation, But deliver us from the evil one. For Yours is the kingdom and the ...Read Blog »
You have your Blog now !!
Authored by admin on Thu, May 12 2005 - 08:29 PM
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Authored by admin on Tue, May 10 2005 - 05:43 PM
May 10 -- TAKE THE INITIATIVE "Add to your faith virtue ..." (2Peter 1:5). "Add" means there is something we have to do. We are in danger of forgetting that we cannot do what God does, and that God will not do what we can do. We cannot save ourselves nor sanctify ourselves, God does that; but God will not give us good habits, He will not ...Read Blog »