Category Archives: Devotionals

What’s in a name?

Faithwriters.com Challenge entry – 12 October 2017 – Advanced – Topic: Storm In November 2015, Abigail stormed into the west coast of Scotland to join an elite but growing club. Having seen an increasing number of severe weather events in … Continue reading

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Don’t get caught napping!

Faithwriters.com challenge – 27 July 2017 – Advanced – Topic: Snooze When I got an alarm clock with a Snooze button, I thought I was in heaven! Years earlier, my wind-up alarm would ring at 6:30am, to wake me for … Continue reading

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God is keeping his soldiers fighting!

Submitted to Faithwriters.com Challenge, Intermediate – 10 May 2017 – Topic: Agree to Disagree – Awarded 1st Place I recently saw again a toy I remember from childhood: a boxing ring with two robots in red and blue. Players controlled … Continue reading

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​Children should not be for sale

Faithwriters.com challenge entry – 16-Mar-17 – Intermediate – Topic: Childhood Childhood is big business. Programmes on children’s television channels are interspersed with high pressure advertisements for the latest toys, clothes or even holiday destinations. Commercial caterers vie for contracts to … Continue reading

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Who wants to live in an ice box?

Faithwriters.com challenge – 3 November 2016 – Topic: Chill Soon after we moved to our new home, my sister and her family came to stay. One day, returning from an outing, she told us they’d been impressed by a message … Continue reading

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No longer spooked

Faithwriters.com Challenge entry 4th August 2016 – Intermediate – Topic:Eerie When I was about 10 years old I we lived in a small town in Wiltshire, in the South West of the United Kingdom. My parents were the local Salvation … Continue reading

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Unfinished business?

Faithwriters.com challenge 2nd June 2016 – Topic: Finish – 3rd place “Steven will rarely finish anything.” This seemingly negative comment, made over twenty years ago, has been proved false on numerous occasions. I could name several projects I have completed … Continue reading

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Indefatigable

Orignially submitted to the Faithwriters.com Writing challenge 18 February 2016. (This entry is appropriate this week since Commisioner Harry Williams was “Promoted to Glory” – as we say in The Salvation Army – last Sunday 7th August 2016 at the age of … Continue reading

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Looking for security

Thought for the week Berwick Advertiser – 10th October 2013 Over the three months we have lived in Berwick, we have come to enjoy a regular walk along the pier. Sometimes that involves braving the elements. We are impressed with … Continue reading

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Today God Is First

Do You Know Who You Are? By Os Hillman February 11“Continue your love to those who know you, your righteousness to the upright in heart” (Ps 36:10). Someone once said, “Success is when those who know you the best are … Continue reading

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