Standing up to Testify (transcript of my words at dad’s service)

- Wake Forest Presbyterian Church My brothers and sisters, what good is it if people say they have faith but do nothing to show it? Claiming to have faith can’t save anyone, can it? Imagine a brother or sister who is naked and never has enough food to eat. What if one of you said, “Go in …

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The best photos from this important family weekend

When a great man dies, for years the light he leaves behind him, lies on the paths of men. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow "The fruit of the Spirit is not only love, joy, peace, kindness, goodness, gentleness etc., but also a beautiful family." Derek Maul This sad but historic weekend was a whirlwind, followed by a …

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A few thoughts – and gratitude – after my dad’s memorial service

- Rebekah leading the prayer (with pastor Marguerite Sirrine) Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.  For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor …

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A life in photographs: David Maul (1928-2022)

You saw me before I was born. Every day of my life was recorded in your book.Every moment was laid out before a single day had passed. Psalm 139:16 - David and Grace circa 1949 The implicit invitation for Photo Friday this week is unavoidable. "Hey, Derek! How about splashing a bunch of photographs of …

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A few random thoughts… and a note about dad from my mum

 Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. John 14:27 - David Maul, 2022 Today I have a few followup thoughts. Thoughts legion and random and overlapping and more. They will …

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