Have a go at our August 2023 crossword!
Follow Mouse Makes and his adventures through the Bible!
What you really need in a vicar….
The Archdeacon was discussing the requirements for a new vicar with the church wardens of an empty parish. “What you need is a person of vision, with drive, determination and fire; a person who can inspire others; a person who can pull our diocesan cricket team out of last place…”
The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right time, but also to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
Ever notice that the people who are late are often much jollier than the people who have had to wait for them?
Q: Where do rainbows go when they’re bad?
A: Prism, but it’s a light sentence.
Old age is like flying through a storm. Once you’re aboard, there’s nothing you can do.
Musings on the Christian walk
Make sure it is God’s trumpet you are blowing – if it is only yours it won’t wake the dead, it will simply disturb the neighbours. – W Ian Thomas
God does not keep office hours. – A W Tozer
When considering your future: give God what’s right – not what’s left. – Anon
When praying, don’t give God instructions – just report for duty. – Anon
It is easier for the generous to forgive, than for the offender to ask forgiveness. – James Thomson
Musings on modern life:
Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh how beautiful’ and sitting in the shade. – Rudyard Kipling
Much trouble is caused by our yearnings getting ahead of our earnings. –Anon
We cannot control the evil tongues of others; but a good life enables us to disregard them. – Cato
Fire is the test of gold; adversity of strong men. – Seneca