Passion for God that makes me take time to be with Him

In this talk that was recorded early in 2011, Robert encourages us to look for where we might find rest for our souls. So many people live in a state of debilitating chronic fatigue, and even many parts of the Church sometimes appears to be in danger of both...

A Pilgrim’s Inn Psalm – A joyous Round!

Here is something entirely uplifting: a tune to set your heart and feet a-dancing. We took Sellinger’s Round, a popular sixteenth century dance, and had fun arranging it for different instruments, including recorders, lutes, bassoons pretending to be crumhorns,...

A Psalm for storm-tossed times

This is a psalm that describes the sort of abrupt transition that many experience in the course of life, when the boundary between one season and another is crossed, whether in stages or all of a sudden. Some find themselves plunged into change as the result of some...

Cyber strike against Iranian nuclear faculties

Oh for the day foreseen by Isaiah when 'the word of the Lord will go forth from Jerusalem, and the LORD will judge (mediate) between nations and settle international disputes. When nation will no longer fight against nation, nor train for war anymore and swords will...

Come Down O Love Divine

This is such an amazing offering! Hymnary.org tells us that the inspiring words of this, one of my all-time favourite hymns, were written by Bianco da Siena, a 14th century Italian poet and wool worker from an Italian city I love dearly, and where I have met the Lord...
Fruit bearing and sowing seeds

Fruit bearing and sowing seeds

If you remain joined to Me and My words remain in you, ask for anything you wish, and it will be done for you.  When you bear a lot of fruit, it brings glory to My Father. It shows that you are My disciples . . . You did not choose Me. Instead, I chose you. I...

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Rain Shadow

Rain Shadow

“In my distress I called to the Lord; I cried to my God for help. From His temple He heard my voice; my cry came before Him, into His ears. . . . He made darkness His covering, His canopy around Him— the dark rain clouds of the sky.” (Ps. 18:6, 11) We are blessed to...

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Reflections for Easter

Reflections for Easter

Special times of meditation are common in most traditions over the Easter period, so I have put these reflections for Good Friday, Saturday and Easter Sunday together with the help of several friends, including Sally, Harmony and Elizabeth, who reads the text with me....

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