Compassion

“When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. So he began teaching them many things.” Mark 6:34 NLT   The compassion of Jesus towards the crowds he dealt with while on earth is well documented in Scripture. He felt their hunger, he …

Meet Red

Meet Red, my able assistant. Red is what is known as a rollator. Whereas a walker is usually just a frame with four tiny wheels, a rollator has large wheels, handbrakes and is much better suited for outdoor use. You may or not know that I have Parkinson's disease. One of the ways it has …

Dealing with sin

I know, sin is not the most popular thing to talk about. It is important to talk about it though because sin is insidious and rears it's ugly head without notice. The fact that you are a disciple of Jesus does not give immunity from sin. 1 John 1:8 says "If we claim to be without sin, …

What is your red stew?

Genesis 25:29-33 Once when Jacob was cooking some stew, Esau came in from the open country, famished. He said to Jacob, “quick, let me have some of that red stew! I’m famished!” (that is why he was also called Edom) Jacob replied, “first sell me your birthright.” “Look, I am about to die,” Esau said. …

End of a career?

Sounds dramatic, but refers to the choice I have made, at 72, to give up running for good. I have been a runner since my late 20's and have competed in 5K's up to half-marathons and 15-mile trail races. When I was diagnosed with Parkinsons Disease 3 yrs ago I stopped running for a while …