The Hebrew word ‘mashal’ means ‘to speak’, as in a prophetic utterance.
It is also used of short articles that impart specific truths.
In our blog we combine devotional meditations, teaching articles
and intercessory prayer pointers often with anointed music.
We hope these will inspire you as you read, worship and pray.
Halfway between Pooh’s house and Piglet’s house was a Thoughtful Spot
where they met sometimes when they had decided to go and see each other . . .
(AA Milne, The House at Pooh Corner)
May these short reflections be a blessing
as you too spend time in a Thoughtful Place with the Lord.
from the blog
“Beware Robert’s books – they spread!” (Simon, my flatmate, to Ros, soon after we got engaged.) I am surrounded by treasures – a whole library of precious books that share so much of the heart and ways of the Lord! They bless and benefit me beyond words, and behind...
The Lord has called me to be a watchman. Some watchmen stand atop a watchtower: my own watching is done from a basement with a viewless window! Nevertheless, I roam far and wide in my watchings, and the scale and intensity of developments in the world in these last...
As things looked in 2015 From a prayer post I published nearly ten years ago: "I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma. But perhaps there is a key – that key is Russian national interest." (Winston...
As we gradually add more material onto this already extensive website, we would love to encourage you to make good use of the SEARCH button, and try looking for any theme, topic or nation you may be interested in to see if we have already featured it. Do explore the longer items and lovely musical prayer poems we have posted under the READ, LISTEN and WATCH buttons at the very top.
There are plenty of much shorter items and articles too to ponder. May these short reflections for example bless you as you spend time in ‘Thoughtful’ Places with the Lord!
“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.”
For thousands of years, God’s people have been weaving music, meditation and prayer together in a fragrant offering to Him. We have had the privilege of working with some remarkable song writers, composers and minstrels who have played beautifully rich music and anointed worship, that inspires faith, aids the release of healing and powerfully undergirds intercession. May you receive a deep touch from the Lord as you enter in to these extensive libraries and collections.
On the right you will find links to Sound Cloud tracks, and below a number of Playlists that feature themes, songs and items by individual composers.
Jesus, let Your presence draw near as we listen!
We will be adding many things to this website as it develops and these drop-down boxes will provide easy navigation to access them. We are at the very beginning of this process but are excited as to what we will be going to share with you.
ARTICLES TO READ
The Hebrew word ‘mashal’ means ‘to speak’, as in a short prophetic utterance. It is used of parables and teachings that focus on particular issues and that impart specific truths. It seemed a good word to run with – especially because I was looking for something beginning with M to go with the town we live in: Malvern!
We send out regular ezines that combine devotional meditations, teaching articles and intercessory prayer themes and insights with powerful music that we have recorded with outstanding musician friends.
We will soon be adding many more articles and links to the website – watch this space!
Listen to beautiful music – sometimes set to thoughtful prayers and meditations – that will inspire prayer and draw you into the presence of God.
Open our eyes, Lord, we want to see
I will pray with my spirit, but I will also pray with my understanding; I will sing with my spirit, but I will also sing with my understanding. (1 Cor. 14:15)