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Philippians 3:12

Not that I have already obtained it or have already become perfect, but I press on so that I may lay hold of that for which also I was laid hold of by Christ Jesus.

Most of you won’t know that I’m a bit of a perfectionist, but in no way am I claiming to be perfect in any way (I am human after all).

Here is an example of how bad I can be:

Yesterday whilst trying to change a few things about my blog site it was accidentally taken down.  Having a bit of technical knowledge I attempted to get the site back up again myself. Eventually I contacted technical support for help and thanks to them the site is back up and running

Let us not remember whether we class ourselves as Perfectionist’s or not there is only one true perfectionist and that is Christ Jesus himself.

Prelude on ‘Lavenham’

Several years ago Geoffrey Nobes, former Bandmaster of Portsmouth Citadel Band, composed a tune to words by hymn writer Nick Fawcett.
He dedicated this arrangement to the memory of his friend Bandmaster Derek Wilding of Lavenham Corps.

Speaking personally I love the words of this tune.

How in verse 1 it asks that the Lord’s love is not always easy to spot and an answer to our purpose here . When I read the words of verse 2 I think of all the terrorists attacks not only in this country (UK) but abroad as well (especially at the point where it says ‘ Innocents suffer and evil holds sway’). Then there is the question of ‘Faith’ in verse 3 where we pray for that support that his light will bring us through the darkness