Uphilldowndale

Watching nature take its course, from the top of a hill in northern England


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And the Light Shineth in Darkness;

This plaque on the door of Sherford  parish church, Sherford, Devon caught my eye

Light

Maybe they didn’t think electricity was here to stay, or perhaps it was just for reasons of economy.

lamp 

That they inserted the electric light bulb into the original oil lamps. Or just possibly it might have been, that having lived through what they had lived through, they took nothing for granted, not even light.

 

* The light shineth in the darkness and the darkness comprehended it not.  John 1:5

How come I can remember that biblical quote from my childhood, but not my seven times table? I certainly know which I practiced more.

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