Today was a good Sunday with a great time of blessing in Park End, Presbyterian Church in the morning.
Tonight I preached in Radyr Methodist Church at Angela Simon's Admission Service as a local preacher. It was a joy to experience such fellowship and I'll fulfill my public promise to remember her in my prayers. We all thought that the first call of good preachers or teachers is to listen
There were more than 50,000 of us in the Millennium Stadium this afternoon. It was a great joy to see Shane Williams score two brilliant tries. It was Stephen Jones who delighted us all with his quick thinking in the first half.
It's a great place to be when Wales are winning. Bring on the Australians.
I had a voice today in the Welsh Labour leadership election. I didn't know, as someone who doesn't belong to a political party, that I could be involved. I always find voting fun and I think I made the right decision.
I have also thought a great deal today about Kim Howells' comments concerning Afghanistan. Spending the money on our soldiers being out there on security here sounds interesting. Surely, the thing isn't that simple?
Tonight, I watched the deeply moving S4C program discussing the journey "Y Daith" of Aled Jones Williams. We were ordained together. Aled, is a poet, a priest and an alcoholic and has a journey to travel on.
As always, I was in awe of his genius and his frailty. I remain impressed by his faith and his fantastic gift of words. His tortured gift of words.