Month: April 2017

In fellowship sweet

In fellowship sweet

Back of Dinning House: People would sit outside when the room was crowded There is evidence that, as well as formal worship, informal fellowship with fellow believers has always been a feature of  healthy spiritual life throughout the long, geographically wide, history of the Christian church.  I always remember an old elder saying that believers … Continue reading In fellowship sweet

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Urgent! Brain tumour research help needed.

Urgent! Brain tumour research help needed.

Hilton Hydro in Dunblane where event takes place on 3rd June Unfortunately my own days are numbered but in the journey I started out on last August, which proved to be a terminal brain tumour, as well as witnessing young people seriously ill, I have been saddened to learn how many young people under 40 … Continue reading Urgent! Brain tumour research help needed.

That generation passed away…

That generation passed away…

Above: Shop in Kyle  in the early 1900s which originally belonged to my great aunt Mary Growing up in the 1960s and 70s, it is fair to say that the vast majority of my contemporaries had little thought or respect for the Christian faith which was so important to our forefathers.  Judges 2 v10 says … Continue reading That generation passed away…

Tenacious Salesmanship

Tenacious Salesmanship

Above: The old machine - still going strong provided you kick it now and then. 17 years ago, having bought Dinning House which has a huge garden, I told a friend who sold agricultural machinery, Roddy at Robertson's of Tain in Easter Ross that I was struggling to cut the grass with a modern, rather flimsy … Continue reading Tenacious Salesmanship

A house not made with hands…

A house not made with hands…

Above: A'Chomraich, Kyle was built in 1939 by my grandfather. How many earthly homes have you lived in?... here is a list of some of my earthly homes.  HAVE YOU SERIOUSLY CONSIDERED YOUR ETERNAL HOME? In the ancient Gaelic language Applecross means sanctuary and my granny, coming from that remote place, called the house A'Chomraich … Continue reading A house not made with hands…

Marriage

Marriage

Above; Our wedding back in February 1989 There is so much talk these days of misery within marriage and failed marriages.  Here I am battling terminal illness and facing premature separation from Margaret after just 28 years. Having enjoyed a good marriage this does not seem fair on either us.  Hard as it is,  during … Continue reading Marriage