God loved us how much? (John 3:16)

I am always amazed at how God can reveal something to us, even when we have closed our ears. Often this happens to me when reading a text which I had foolishly believed to be fully understood. You can picture the scene; there I am reading away, with all of my previous thoughts and understandings …

The weaver’s hands (Jeremiah 29:11)

Coming from the Western Isles I have had occasion to observe weavers taking wool and turning it into the renowned Harris Tweed. Watching the weaver in his shed provides the observer a kaleidoscope of colour, movement and noise. It is an intricate dance of various movements taking the individual threads and turning them into a …