Ramblin' Rose

Encounters with myself … others … Life !

Burnishing this clay vessel

Man made in the image of God  – living like CLAY effigies …. Scrub, scrub, scrub Rub, rub, rub Spit and polish – Shine, shine, shine Tear off the dross … Continue reading

March 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Edwards and Ranils of this world

have much in common.  Both are bachelors. Both visited us last week.  Edward – a Christian came on the 24th before going to his village for the holidays.  He is … Continue reading

January 2, 2018 · 1 Comment

Shaping our destiny

Quote : ….. from The Years Between,  William Barclay, on the Gospel of Mathew and the life of Jesus before His public ministry. Picture :  My footprints taken at Panama, … Continue reading

September 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Who is this “I” ?

Am I my thoughts? Am I my body? Am I my religion .. my career … my wealth? Who am “I” ?

July 10, 2017 · 3 Comments

One World, One love, One heart …

In a reflective poem titled Passport Privilege (response to the Daily Post prompt – Passport,) Ginger has drawn our hearts to the terrible plight of refugees who do not have passports : Yet … Continue reading

April 2, 2017 · 2 Comments

Choosing happiness …

We don’t want to be happy. We want other things.

February 19, 2017 · 1 Comment

Should ‘auld’ acquaintance be forgot …

Already nine days into the New Year !! I have been on ‘sabbatical'(how else to describe the inactivity on my site??) for some time,  but cannot let the dawn of … Continue reading

January 9, 2017 · 5 Comments

Building that wall …

And it saddens me that it is the Christians mostly – conservative, evangelical, bible belt and bible-loving Christians – who are supporting the very un-Christian view point viz . to keep out the marginalised, the desperate, the poor and those seeking refuge, and to deport others based on nationality and religion.

November 4, 2016 · 8 Comments

Soul searching

I came across this statement recently in a post by Adrianplass that has me wondering : “The world is filled with desperate people.  They need Christ, not Christianity.” Some soul … Continue reading

July 7, 2016 · 2 Comments

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