About Neil Urquhart

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Neil Urquhart has created 307 blog entries.

True ID

On an Antarctic ice-flow, baby polar bear asks his dad, “Am I really a polar bear?”

“Of course you are son.”

“Am I REALLY a polar bear dad?”

“You certainly are son!”

“Are you really sure I’m a polar bear dad!?!”


2023-12-04T12:41:00+00:004 December 2023|Comments Off on True ID

Stories of Forgiveness

Spats between Donkey and Shrek, princes Harry and William, Britney and Jamie Lynn Spears, Kardashian sisters; racial conflict in South Africa, ethnic cleansing in Rwanda, conflicts and wars across the world; family and friendship breakdowns, bullying in schools, streets, and workplaces, etc. The World echoes […]

2023-11-13T11:20:59+00:0013 November 2023|Comments Off on Stories of Forgiveness


‘Horror’ is not my bag or preferred reading or TV viewing, however it seemed timely that I should recently be cycling, with son-in-law Gary, through Cruden Bay at a time when bats, skeletons and pumpkins haunted homes, […]

2023-10-30T12:21:57+00:0030 October 2023|Comments Off on Dracula


“I don’t believe it!” cries Victor Meldrew in ‘One foot in the grave’. “I can’t believe it!” claims my cycling buddy Scott. And “Unbelievable!” are the responses to the testimony of Erzad Suleiman (in a Samaritan’s Purse Tik Tok video), delivered by Jesus from the […]

2023-10-16T12:33:29+01:0016 October 2023|Comments Off on Believable


‘Disorientating’ is one word for the change of era, and era of change, we are experiencing in these days. Yesterday our united church ‘prayer walk’ took us ‘up the Munt’ (Dreghorn) for a glorious view over Irvine & Ayrshire. Noticeable was ‘no high flats’ on […]

2023-10-02T11:23:53+01:002 October 2023|Comments Off on Disorientating

Why share!?

“Why not keep it to yourself, Neil? Why do you ‘have to’ share your faith in Jesus Christ?” Straight shooter Scott McK’ is one of the most honest blokes I know, too honest at times. Cycling an […]

2023-09-25T12:26:47+01:0025 September 2023|Comments Off on Why share!?

Bono’s Love

It was no contest! U2 were playing across the road from the Sunday evening service I regularly attended. A long queue of punk rockers waited to shake off near freezing temperatures with the heat of bouncing and […]

2023-09-18T12:41:22+01:0018 September 2023|Comments Off on Bono’s Love


Mother Teresa is quoted as saying, “The greatest disease in the West today is not (Coronavirus?) TB or leprosy; it is being unwanted, unloved, and uncared for. We can cure physical diseases with medicine, but the only cure for loneliness, despair, and hopelessness is love. […]

2023-09-11T10:54:14+01:0011 September 2023|Comments Off on BLESS!

Deepest Belonging

That moment when you tell God that He owes you an apology. It’s where St Teresa of Avila found herself in the depths of despond, St John of The Cross’s ‘dark night of the soul’, and how Kara Root felt as her sure faith fractured. […]

2023-09-04T12:24:32+01:004 September 2023|Comments Off on Deepest Belonging