Category Archives: prayer

Finding stillness

“Before we begin our worship let us find stillness in a moment of silence” said the Minister. We are in the 11th century Abbey on the Island of Inchcolm in the Forth. We have rushed from the ferry to the … Continue reading

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Trying to say thank you

I have sometimes thought that the worst thing about being an atheist would be not having anyone to say thank you to for all the joy of a sunny day, of fun with the grandchildren, of managing to use a … Continue reading

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Prayer for the big flotilla

Next week-end there will be a celebration of the 10th anniversary of the re-opening of the Forth and Clyde Canal. There will be about 75 boats making their way along the canal from Glasgow to Falkirk, and we have been … Continue reading

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When I am asked to pray for someone:

People know that I use the Narrowboat Jessica as a special place for prayer, and sometimes I am asked to pray especially for certain people. The other day a friend asked me to pray for her and her brother. This … Continue reading

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An acrostic

Moving on: So Kew have developed an app Pointing out the delights of the Gardens. If you dote on technology Replied the author, you miss the beauty. I guide walkers to wonder at The mystery of trees, the light and … Continue reading

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Hogmanay

The NB Jessica has been wedged in ice for most of the last month, while the Skipper has had the luxury of a visit to Australia and sailing in Sydney Harbour on a “real” boat with sails and a keel. … Continue reading

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