Surveying The Cross

Isaac Watts (1674-1748) In England in the 1600s, singing in church was confined to simple melodies attached to the words of the psalms.  Each line would be sung in turn by a precentor, and the congregation would follow.  This was a slow, stilted and rather uninspiring process! When Isaac Watts was 15 years old, he … Continue reading Surveying The Cross

He Gave Us Eyes to See Them*

Sandro Botticelli’s ‘Primavera’ Each month we are exploring a painting that celebrates the glory and wonder of creation.  In this month of March, the world around us is moving from the cold and harshness of winter to new birth as the earth comes to life again in the season of spring. It is the theme … Continue reading He Gave Us Eyes to See Them*