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Neil’s Blog

Most Mondays Rev Neil blogs on issues that get his soul, cells and creative juices working. It’s a discipline he has valued since blogging from Delhi’s CW Games in 2010.

Neil loves connecting with people and especially enjoys comments and conversations resulting from his blogs. Locally, The Irvine Times print his blogs and photos, while internationally they reach a wider audience and community of world-wide bloggers.

Neil Urquhart

Freedom!

Much can enslave or hold us in harmful habits. Fear, shame, guilt, depression, debt, tunnel vision, and addiction are among the many grim ‘slave drivers’, which can seriously limit our life and living. God made us free to choose whether or not to believe and trust in Him, and largely we humans choose to deny and distrust our Maker. We may feel justified in such [...]

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20/20 Vision

5 January 2020|

How are you at sums? Do you use a calculator or add in your head; do you  ‘keeping a diary’ to order your days? I’d be lost without my pocket diary. I’d also be 'missing [...]

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#cometosaveourplanet

16 December 2019|

Friends, Does it bug you how easily we litter our streets, seas & fields? I’m chuffed how committed North Ayrshire Council is to recycling (what colour will our next bin be?). Christmas means much ‘stuff’ [...]

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#cometosaveourplanet

16 December 2019|

Friends, Does it bug you how easily we litter our streets, seas & fields? I’m chuffed how committed North Ayrshire Council is to recycling (what colour will our next bin be?). Christmas means much ‘stuff’ [...]

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Surprising!

9 December 2019|

“Oh the weather outside is frightful, 
but the fire is so delightful,
 and since we've no place to go, 
let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
” It’s all very well if you’re warm and [...]

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Owning Mess

26 November 2019|

“That’s another fine mess you got me into Stanley!” was Hardy’s humorous quip & whip for his sidekick as he passed the buck of blame and denied responsibility for his mistakes. At School, “It wisnae [...]

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Reckless love!

18 November 2019|

Love or hate it ‘Reckless Love’ divides opinion. Personally, I love it and sing it loud. It’s a sharp spur in my side, a worship song to remind me of how passionately God loves the [...]

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Can Kanye?

11 November 2019|

Perhaps, like me, you’re warily happy & hopeful about Kanye West's conversion to Christ and latest album ‘Jesus is King’. I love the “Airpool Karaoke” video, in which James Corden hitches a plane-lift with Kanye [...]

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Grounded to Glide!

4 November 2019|

Jonny Wilkinson’s reflection on England’s 2003 triumph in the Rugby World Cup is astute, “If you are grounded, it can be amazing. If your feet are not planted in something deeper, it can feel like, [...]

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Ghost or Spirit?

28 October 2019|

Who’s afraid of The Holy Ghost? Halloween throws up myriad images designed to scare, including ghosts, ghouls, goblins & gremlins. People’s understanding of the word ‘ghost’ has changed significantly over the years, such that it’s [...]

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Mastered

14 October 2019|

How easily Fear and Worry rob us of The Life God wants for us! How quickly despair and anxiety can eat massive chunks out of our sense of wellbeing.   “Peace does not come because [...]

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Wowza!

7 October 2019|

Wowza, Wowza, Wowza!!! What a rich variety of colours, cultures, characters, callings and creativity, oozes from and overflows this Glesga World Church: St Rollox Parish Church of Scotland. Around 50% of Sighthill tenants are asylum [...]

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