Strictly speaking, what do you think? by Julia Chapman

What do you think ? Every time I switch on the television the presenters seem to be talking about Strictly Come Dancing, and in particular a contestant on the show called Rose, who is deaf. Since this series began I had admired her taking part given she cannot hear...

My iPad – by Jim Horsnell

It’s never too late to learn a new skill!   They’ve given me this iPad now I’m ninety-one Saying, “Come along now Granddad, it will give you lots of fun”. I’m finding out what it can do by trying this and that And a friend I have has helped me when she’s...

Zooming – by Jim Horsnell

Jim is one of our Open Ears members with a real talent for poetry! I’m going to a meeting at two this afternoon. But I’m not going out you know, I’m staying in my room, Everyone attending will be doing just like me And we’ll enjoy each other’s company until it’s time...

God in my garden – by Anthea Owen

“Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the Lord God as he was walking in the garden in the cool of the day…”    This morning, in my Bible study group, someone mentioned this verse – despite the fact that we are studying the book of Revelation! ...

Emily’s talk on HOPE from the Conference held on March 12 2021

I love thinking about hope, by Emily Owen. Open Ears mini-conference by Zoom, 12th March 2021. I love thinking about hope, what a wonderful word. Romans 5:5 says “Hope does not disappoint us”. It does not disappoint us. A lot of hope is going around at the moment,...

New Things, by Marylin Kilsby

Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it?  I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. Isaiah 43v19 ESV Whenever I read this verse, I always feel a sense of excitement. Although it is part of an Old Testament...