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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

Untapped Power

Storm ‘Dennis The Menace’ diverted me from my usual Saturday cycle to a beach jog. Arthritis in both knees dissuades me from regular running, but I needed out to exercise. Heading south from the pilot house it was hard to make headway. The mighty breeze shot everything at me as I cut through the storm like a toothless nobody. Yet, remarkably the wild wind & [...]

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Run to the Rescue

10 February 2020|

Described by one critic as "deliciously creepy perversity" in his fictitious portrayal of Roman Emperor Commodus in the box office smash ‘Gladiator’, Joaquin Phoenix has managed to express and explore numerous troubled characters in his [...]

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Who R U?

3 February 2020|

‘Identity, Belonging & Purpose’ (‘IBP’)are 3 deeply human values and needs. The questions “Who am I? Where do I fit? What am I living for?” confront us in periods of adolescence, mid-life, retirement, ill health, [...]

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Freedom!

20 January 2020|

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 [...]

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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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