Category Archives: Creation

One thing we have learnt this week-wilderness

Theologically wilderness has always had a strong role in the bible.  From Exodus to Jesus’s 40 days in the desert its there.  As my Bible dictionary says of the Exodus period; “Theologically, the wilderness period became the dual symbol of … Continue reading

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“treeconomics” -trees are good for you

Urban trees are good for your health and wellbeing but could have unrecognised monetary value called “treeconomics” as well.  There are a number of factors which could contribute to treeconomics in urban areas.  The first is the effect on pollution.  … Continue reading

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A few thoughts about Autumn, the season of mellow fruitfulness

Autumn finished last week, its one of my favourite seasons.  I like the change in the colour of the leaves and more recently I have found I like the shortening days. Autumn  is a time to curl up round the wood-burner … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week- pesticides are risking our food supply

According to a new report this week pesticides are risking our food supply.  The researchers say that everything from soil bacteria to bees are being harmed by our excessive use.  We are reliant on bees for 75% of fertilisation of … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week – National Climate Assessment

I wonder if the National Climate Assessment a report published by some of America’s leading Scientists will be enough to change sceptics minds, especially I’m sad to say many Christians? The National Climate Assessment says following; “The observed warming and … Continue reading

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Passover meal

  The original Easter story took place against the backdrop of the passover festival, with much of the central part of this happening at a passover meal. “On the first day of the Festival of Unleavened Bread, the disciples went … Continue reading

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In praise of trees

I don’t know whether everyone has a favourite plant, but mine I have decided are trees. I like almost any trees, but my favourite ones are fruit trees.  The other week when we were doing some voluntary I was talking … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week- love our planet

This Valentines day maybe we should learn to love our planet more.  The ex environment secretary Caroline Spelman warned this week as the floods worsened we have lost sight of the need to tackle climate change. She said “This flooding … Continue reading

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Lent carbon fast

With Lent fast approaching people are expressing ideas of what to give up. In recent years the idea of a lent carbon fast has emerged. The oil lamp is going to throw its hat in the ring and make a … Continue reading

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GDT European wildlife photographer of the year 2012

These pictures are stunning -just up on guardian’s website. See them here.

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