But despite Jesus’ instructions, the report of his power spread even faster, and vast crowds came to hear him preach and to be healed of their diseases. But Jesus often withdrew to the wilderness for prayer. (Luke 5:15-16) Rhythms of life. So important to be aware of them. Rhythm was evident from creation in terms of […]

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Psalm 23 – Green Pastures 

The 23rd Psalm is arguably the most well-known.  You talk of scriptures to memorise and this one is right up there. So familiar is it that sometimes we can take it for granted and think we know it when there may be more to it than that.  This is why it remains worthwhile reflecting and […]

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December Thanks #08: Rest 

God looks out for me. 2016 has been a fascinating year for a number of reasons. Yet recently I have been able to briefly stop and be grateful for the fact that God looks out for me. The tag of laziness has long been one never to be placed on me. Of late, however, I […]

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Journeyman Journal – Rest

It’s a great pleasure to have spent time with truly great people. Their approach to life and level of effort continues to challenge me with a work ethic second to none. Indeed what has been a rarity is being with someone who was as excellent at rest as they were at work. I know people […]

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Managing Rest

There is a lot to do. No doubt about that. I can understand the almost unrelenting drive to keep on doing something as there is always something to do. You can see it, whether you’re alone or with a family. Just thinking about it is hard work. Financial, physical, intellectual, social, domestic, etc. The laundry, […]

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