Frantic…

Frantic… I often read blogs and articles about how important it is to take time out to be quiet, to replenish the batteries of life, and to have some “Me” time.  It sounds wonderful, and a goal to aim at. However… …the reality of my life over the last 6 months has made this really…

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Conversations with my hubby…

  I have wonderful conversations with my husband. He is the most generous man – actually happy to take turns in listening and speaking. We had been discussing today a TEDTalk – there are many really interesting TED talk videos online, but this one caught our imagination . It is about Paula Stone Williams, a…

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Deity limited

I wonder just when Jesus realized that as he wriggled his infant fingers, that he had placed stars in the sky? By the age of 12, He knew exactly who He was. It was an unfathomable act of surrender, to confine Himself to the earthly limitations of a human body. Most concepts of godhood previous…

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A Nudge and a Midge…

Does God speak to you? Ever wondered if people who claim to have heard God are a little bit… well, dubious? Many Christians claim to have heard God, and I am sure some are aware of an audible voice. I usually find that God might put a thought into my head, which I need to…

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Drowning…

There are times when a picture definitely speaks a thousand words. This picture, called “What Jesus Did for Me” by Yongkim Kim, is painted from the perspective of someone drowning, and looking up to see Jesus reaching out His hand. By faith, and an understanding of Matthew 14:22-33, we know that even though Peter tried…

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A Father’s Love

Last Sunday, as we had formal prayers from the front of the church, there was a poignant moment when I just looked up for a few seconds. I witnessed something so precious.  The children had quietly come back in from their Junior Church activities, and our curate looked across from his position as leader of…

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Sitting down

The UK has suffered this last week from a great deal of severe snowy weather. Ice, freeing rain, snow drifts and high winds have taken their toll on many. School closures have meant that enforced days at home have been the norm. Got me thinking though – there are many times in our lives when…

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