Loneliness

Loneliness This Sunday at QPLive we continue our series on feelings. One of the things we have been learning during this series is that feelings are important because they give us information, they tell us something about ourselves, and what we need. Loneliness is not...

ANGER!

ANGER!Angry, irritated, frustrated – there is a lot of it about – Lockdown can wind us up. So much of normal life is blocked and there is so much to be annoyed about. Anger is the cause of so much harm –  it fuels hateful language and violent...

A prayer of blessing

Blessing our community Last Sunday, Doug and Kate led us in a prayer of blessing for our community which was written by the Local Houses of Prayer. Thank you to Local Houses of Prayer for sharing their blessing with us.   Prayer of blessing Heavenly Father, we...

Life is a rollercoaster

Riding the rollercoaster Well, 2020 what a roller coaster of a ride you have been! With each week comes a new and surprising twist in the up and down, wild ride of a global pandemic. Uncertainty breeds anxiety and with it minds beset by fear and worry. From all roads...

Life in Technicolour

September has crept up on many of us, and according to the meteorological calendar we are now in a new season; Autumn has arrived. Just as the months and seasons change, so we are starting a new series on QPLive where we are going to think about mental health and...

When all is stripped back

An ear worm they call it. That tune you can’t stop whistling, that incessantly annoying refrain that has colonised your mind. This week it was Matt Redman in my ear. “when the music fades and all is stripped away”It has been that kind of season. All the scaffolding...

Hope for the Future

This Covid 19 crisis is dragging on too long! Do you remember the glorious Spring weather of April and May, when lock down was a novel experience, and the guidelines were crystal clear? Now we are confused about what we can and cannot do, and we are increasingly fed...

Plant that Tree!

“The new normal”. It’s a phrase which has become widespread as people try to predict what a world upturned by COVID19 will look like. It contains a real tension as we find ourselves caught between the desire to return to normal life as we knew it and the opportunity...

God’s Father Heart

  Mostly we know that we are loved by God, but God does not just want us to know of his love for us but for us to encounter that love deep in our hearts. To know about God is a good start but, on its own, it is not enough if we are to know the abundance of life...

What can I contribute?

The Current Situation Covid and lockdown have messed with our routines and what we saw as normal life. We have been left missing being with one another in 3D. For many of us we have lost the ways we serve others, we have lost the places and situations in which we used...