Month: May 2017

Brain Tumour fundraising

Above: baldy man of last week's blog has gone..a bit to go yet Friends and acquaintances who have followed the progress of  the Spinathon for brain tumour research will be delighted to know that we have already beaten the  £2500 target set for the day and with £3500 RAISED as I write it would be … Continue reading Brain Tumour fundraising

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Resurgence

Resurgence

Above: Famous painting of the 450 men who started the Free Church in 1843 The Free Church has a great history in the Stirling area, with the first stirrings of the 1843 disruption taking place a few miles up the road in in Auchterarder. Fast forward to  2014  and the re-emerging Free Church moved to … Continue reading Resurgence

Good and bad

Good and bad

Above: Baldy man gardening this afternoon between showers Having had an MRI scan on Monday along with almost a day of other checks the consultant phoned me to say that there was good news and bad news. The excised tumour, through 30 sessions of strong radiotherapy, has been at the very least stunned, and has even … Continue reading Good and bad

‘I Am’

‘I Am’

 Do you remember in school discovering that to learn any language you had to enter that horrible environment of grammar? They tried to teach me a bit of the Gaelic language (apparently the language of Heaven) and the first words drummed into me were "Tha me"...I am. Later in school a bit of French seemed … Continue reading ‘I Am’

Blog post 50!

Blog post 50!

Above: The famous Barra beach landing CAN HARDLY BELIEVE IT MYSELF! 50 posts in six months with an average of 1750 views per item, the accounts of illness did generate a lot of interest and understandably activity is much lower in recent weeks as I settle into a period of poor but stable health. Had … Continue reading Blog post 50!

The resurrection body….

The resurrection body….

In my present condition, very much aware that the outward man is fading away I find myself thinking ahead to the resurrection body and in particular what the bible teaches concerning this. You may think that our knowledge is limited on this subject but sovereign as well as wise God has revealed all we need … Continue reading The resurrection body….

Holiday diary of Murdo Murchison aged 12¾

Holiday diary of Murdo Murchison aged 12¾

Hotel Miramar where we stayed In the early 60s Don Matheson, a cousin of my grandfather originally from Drumbuie in Wester Ross, visited us;  he had spent his life working on a ranch in Denver, Colorado apart from returning for the First World War.  Don left a good impression on the family at that time.  … Continue reading Holiday diary of Murdo Murchison aged 12¾