Inspiration for the JourneyThis page and those linked to it carry thoughts and stories that have inspired others; maybe you too will find them challenging, comforting, re-assuring and inspirational. Their sources are not always acknowledged, simply because they are were unknown at the time of insertion. Your help in attributing authorship would be gladly received.
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Faith is believing in something you cannot see.
The opportunity of a lifetime must be seized within the lifetime of that opportunity.
I am a part of all that I have met.
(Tennyson) (and presumably we pray that all whom we have met will have a part of us within them....)
Mission (God's work by you) is actually as much about what God does in you as well.....
The old highlander expressed it well -
"The land may be the laird's, but the landscape is mine"
"We have a huge moral responsibility to the rest of the planet. [But] people are getting out of touch with the realities of the natural world of which we are a part"
David Attenborough November 2011
Let me hear
that there is
after your singing
"Nothing in the universe resembles God more than SILENCE"
If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy
if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand
for your soul is alive.
People know an environment of grace when they see it; people feel safe, honoured, accepted - they grow up, trust each other, celebrate (with) each other.
And they laugh a lot.....
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood.
And sorry I could not travel both
I kept the first for another day.
Yet knowing how way leads on to way
I doubted if I should ever come back.
I took the one less travelled by,
and that has made all the difference.
Robert Frost ('The road not taken')
(from Paul Heppleston)The Oystercatcher and the wind
The Bank Manager in white
Three words for Good Friday