“Be Happy” – yes, but how?

Is it me or has anyone else noticed that we are being bombarded by lists of instructions to 'Be happy/Be creative/Be patient' at every turn. Here is one such list I saw for sale in shop whilst on holiday These lists pop up all over the place. Twice I've seen them on shopping bags (but... Continue Reading →

‘Nother Nativity Joke

A small boy forgot his lines in the Sunday School music and drama presentation. His mother, sitting in the front row tried to prompt him, gesturing and forming the words silently with her lips, but it didn't help. Her son's memory was blank. Finally she leaned forward and whispered the cue, "I am the light... Continue Reading →

Looking at God through a Keyhole

I told you a few weeks ago I was having trouble with Luke 13:24 where Jesus says 'Make every effort to enter through the narrow door, because many, I tell you, will try to enter and will not be able to'. This difficult statement is Jesus' reply to the entirely reasonable question 'Are only a... Continue Reading →

Petaflops, Qubits and God

This morning I did some brain training over breakfast.  I didn't mean to, I was quietly munching through my bowl of muesli and browsing through David's BBC Focus science magazine left open on the kitchen table.  So now I know what a petaflop is. I even have a rough idea about a Qubit which is not bad going for... Continue Reading →

The ‘God’ Particle

My alarm clock radio woke me this morning with the news that scientists would today be attempting to re-create conditions at the start of the universe. Hmm, human beings re-enacting the ‘big bang’? Sounds pretty dodgy to me, let’s hope they know what they are doing.  What if they end up with a whole new... Continue Reading →

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