Category Archives: Life observations

Reactions as I talk about End Times

I have started sharing with people about my End Times book project in the last few months. With friends, Christian colleagues, various people I have met. Their reactions fascinate me. For some, the theme draws a blank; I might as … Continue reading

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A fresh rethink and a new book

A lot has changed for me in my reflections and writing recently. My last blogging post was at the end of 2017. In the last twelve months I have been silent on this site, for a reason. I have been … Continue reading

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Desert Spirituality – help in moving through unfamiliar terrain

In my last blog, I mentioned some books and resources that I had found helpful writing on desert spirituality. I have been trying to find some wise authors who have been ministering to my itch to discover God as He … Continue reading

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´╗┐Resources for desert prayer

Since I started to follow the Holy Spirit’s prompts to think about desert spirituality, I have been looking around for what others have written. It is an interesting search, in that spirituality from the desert is both an ancient stream … Continue reading

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Adjusting to a desert journey

I was wondering to myself, as I trimmed my beard earlier in the week, just how long a desert prayer journey might take. For those who read any recent blogs of mine, I have been following a spiritual nudge from … Continue reading

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Turning 50 and thankful!

On the cusp of my 50th birthday, feeling quite content and expectant… I think over my different decades and see times of growth and change, spiritual milestones, failures or obstacles I overcame, stages of family life, the clear hand of … Continue reading

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Learning from the Desert Fathers

I was in prayer at the Beacon, at the start of the busy after Easter season of activity. I was preoccupied and trying to quiet my heart to listen to God. Suddenly in my mind’s eye I could see myself … Continue reading

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