Our grandson Sam is rapidly growing up! Reading has given him a new independence and a confidence. But it’s been wonderful to see him taking pleasure in giving, as well as receiving, gifts this Christmas.
Category Archives: Stories
Surely you can’t be serious?
Some of the testimonies we heard at New Wine were so extraordinary, they’re too good not to share. Surely God doesn’t speak to people nowadays?? Or DOES he? And if so, what impact does it have on their lives?
Out of the Ditch
I’ve more to share from New Wine, but meanwhile I thought you might enjoy an old-fashioned John Hearson mishap-and-embarrassment story. I often look back affectionately to those cringe-worthy days when I was a 19-year-old student. God provided an army of very kind people to look after me!
How on earth did THAT happen?
I’m bursting to share about our remarkable 5 days at New Wine in Peterborough. You’ll be encouraged, awe-struck, intrigued, or perhaps infuriated! (which is fine with me but please let me know…)
I believe it’s part of God’s story, which is why I hope you’ll enjoy it.
Miracles in the Midst of War
Do you believe God works supernaturally today? Read this book! Not just because of the miracles, but for the heart-warming, courageous and compassionate story of a remarkable young woman.
On the Chemin – Back to the Future?
Whether it’s a walking holiday or a pilgrimage, the Chemin de St Jacques provides lots of time to reflect. As a weary traveller, I found myself being drawn back nearly 50 years to a special time of my life. But I’m looking back in order to move forward!
Journey to Bottom C
Here’s how I became a viola player. I ‘fess up’ to my shortcomings in our orchestra but explain how this proved just what was needed when we moved churches.
The Thrill of the Ride
YOU’VE GOT TO READ THIS BOOK – IT’S SO INSPIRING “What an extraordinary couple!” I thought. Sally, an articulate English lady with the air of a teacher, organised the children’s programme on Sunday mornings. Gibson, a short but muscular black man with shining eyes, seemed perhaps a little younger than she. He played the electricContinue reading “The Thrill of the Ride”
Confessions of a Conveyancing Solicitor
Do red tape and heartlessness make your blood boil? I don’t normally ‘do’ cynicism. But last year I became so furious at something that happened, that I have to spill it out.
Gladys and the Magic Ring
Poor Gladys still finds life tough in her care home. But once again she takes her opportunity to make a difference to someone’s life, this time one of her carers.