Tag Archives: War

Those Canaan Days

Faithwriters.com Challenge – entry 25th August 2016  – Topic: Joie de vivre – Intermediate: 3rd place The small, dirty grey figure contrasts to its spotless surroundings and the vivid orange upholstery of the chair it occupies. The deep crimson stain … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday 2011

(Message delivered at Hawick Remembrance Parade, Wilton Lodge Park, 13/11/11) The wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without a trace of partiality or hypocrisy. And a harvest of … Continue reading

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Pray for peace

(Pulpit View for Hawick News – Friday 11th November 2011) I’ve recently enjoyed watching the drama series Downton Abbey on Sunday nights. Especially during the second series, which straddled the First World War, we’ve seen the character wrestling with issues … Continue reading

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They took our jobs

We recently watched the film The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. It’s the story of a friendship between a Jewish boy in a concentration camp and the son of the camp commandant. Eight-year olds Bruno and Shmuel do not understand … Continue reading

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