Having A Meal

Someone pointed out to me that the Garden of Eden was the first restaurant in creation. That makes God the first waiter and chef. Talk about quality customer service, God was thus the first five star restaurateur. Imagine all the fruit in all the garden at his disposal. The only way to get kicked out…

Having A Conversation

I am a big fan of conversations. That hasn’t always been the case. For years I preferred guided monologues. By which I mean I would ask someone a question which would trigger them going off on one about something or other. I would then give other prompts and they would carry on their spiel. I…

A Word On Maturity

The hymn O To Be Like Thee becomes harder to sing the more you realise who you’re singing about. I do enjoy hearing the bluster and bravado of well meaning, gung-ho followers who like Peter will impulsively say they will do anything for Jesus. I enjoy hearing it. I don’t question the sincerity, I don’t…

A Word On Inconvenience

Plans, on the whole, in the main, as a tool, are tremendous. Having a goal in mind and knowing what to do to reach it, then following through and achieving is terrific. It’s not about the ease with which something gets done, it is the manner in which it is done as well as the…

A Word On Diligence

Recently I discovered again the cost of not being diligent. Needless to say, it pays to be diligent. For His Name’s Sake Shalom C. L. J. Dryden

A Word On Opportunity

People would do anything to get in. Poor, abused, hungry, destitute, alienated, damaged and afraid. Told for ages that only the elite can succeed, that only the rich, intelligent, resourceful and well connected will only truly thrive. Injustice and inequity rampages unchecked. They will be the trodden, they will suffer first. So if you pointed…

A Word On Restoration

Hanley Park located in Stoke-on-Trent is a pleasant Park overall. More or less. Kinda. When I walk to the train station I tend to go through the park and do enjoy strolling through it. Yet the Park is not in peak condition. Some families are hesitant to walk through certain areas of the park due…