Be Lord of our desires

The French poet Arthur Rimbaud wrote that you do not necessarily ever really finish a poem; you simply reaches a point at which you are happy to leave it. That would certainly be true of this offering, which seeks to express thoughts that are specific enough for the...

This is a seriously historic moment as NATO begins to flex its muscles

So many important things are happening across the face of the Earth on so many different levels! I have sought to outline some of them in this edition, with particular reference to geo-political and military situations, America, climate matters – and the way in which...

Matters American and America Matters

Your will surely remember how the Lord led us two years ago, in an intense prayer campaign for the American presidential election. Many of the same issues, and the strong forces at work behind them, remain 'red-hot.' The Congress Committee hearings into events at...

Blue Gold: World Water Wars

Blue Gold: World Water Wars More than 25 years ago, I shared a good deal about the political issues that were affecting the nations that rely on the waters of the rivers Euphrates and Tigris – and how easily water can become ‘weaponised.’ Since then, there has been...

Winston Churchill and the Still Small Voice of his Maker

Although special Russian forces have attempted to capture President Zelensky on a number of occasions, he has so far eluded them whilst managing at the same time to appear by video link at events all around the world. In this, he is not unlike Prime Minister Winston...
Kerry’s Kolumn – Christmas!

Kerry’s Kolumn – Christmas!

What a wonderful time my brother and I have had for our first Christmas in Malvern! Mum had made a delicious Christmas cake and thoughtfully put it on the kitchen table, obviously wanting somebody to make sure that it tasted as good as it looked. For reasons I have...

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Shetland Travel in the raw

“Oh, my wheels and wings,” grumbled the Hercules transport planes, as it made an unaccustomed landing in Shetland to restock supermarket shelves that were virtually empty as a result of the extreme weather. “How are we expected to land in a wind like this?” Someone...

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In time for Christmas – The Patmos Files

In time for Christmas – The Patmos Files

Place of Exile Place of Revelation - Our new double CD Click on the above title to access the tracks. Since we first sent the tracks out, we have improved them so much that it is half way to an entirely new presentation. Ros now reads many of the later pieces with me,...

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A New Venture

We are delighted to welcome you to the new home for the Malvern Mashal.For the benefit of non bloggers, you will notice that there is no Home button, unlike a usual web site In order to return to the home page you will need either to click on the TITLE (Malvern...

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Promises of God Introduction

We thought it would be highly appropriate to trumpet the launch of this new site with a flourish and a fanfare. At our recording weekend we found time to record a rather dramatic passage from Monteverdi’s justly celebrated Vespers. I love it! We have put it at the...

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