Tag Archives: truth

Twelve not so good and true.

In The Verdict of Twelve, Raymond Postgate lays bare the awful truth that our precious judicial system is based on a myth. As the bored Clerk of Assize begins to swear in the jury for a murder trial, we are … Continue reading

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Where the skeletons are buried…

Faithwriters.com Challenge entry 9th September 2016 – Topic: “Skulduggery” The shrill cry of the telephone wrenched Naomi’s attention from the report she was reading. Pausing to steady her breathing, she plucked the receiver from it’s rest. “Yes, Sarah. What is?” Naomi … Continue reading

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A two way street

Faithwriters.com Challenge entry 28th July 2016 – Intermediate – Topic Trust Charities have come in for some criticism in the UK over the past 18 months. A recent study by the UK Charity Commission revealed that trust was at an all-time … Continue reading

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Book review: Life of Pi

I confess I only read this book because it was on a bookmark I received as a gift: “50 books to read before you die”. Despite the huge publicity around the book and subsequent film, I was not sufficiently interested … Continue reading

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Book Review – Heaven is for Real

Many books written about “near death experiences” carry sensational claims on the back cover. But this book claims to tell its story with “disarming innocence and the plain-spoken boldness of a child.” Passing a turning en route to a family … Continue reading

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Motivation

How readily we ascribe to truth, then find ways to deny it when it proves inconvenient. I’m currently reading Totally Sufficient, a series of essays on biblical counselling. The premise of the book is that the Bible is sufficient to … Continue reading

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