Category Archives: Forgiveness


The last word Jesus spoke on the cross was tetelestai which translated means “it is finished” in Greek. Jesus put an end to all sin, all shame, and all guilt with that one word. As human beings we define ourselves with one … Continue reading

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LOVE HURTS…some of the time

  Someone very close to me said some things to me recently that shocked me to my very core – I felt like I had been hit in the solar plexus. For a day and a half, I was left … Continue reading

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“God will, generally speaking, not compete for our attention. If we will not withdraw from things that obsess and exhaust us into solitude and silence, He will usually leave us to our own devices.”  Dallas Willard One of the major … Continue reading

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A wise person once told me to go and read Lamentations 3:17-26 whenever depression or sadness or hopelessness or despair overcame me. I thought they were joking because the writer of Lamentations, Jeremiah, is known as the ‘weeping prophet’ and … Continue reading

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How ready are you to respond to God when He asks the following question?   “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” (Isaiah 6:8)   Is your immediate response the same as Isaiah’s “Here am I. Send … Continue reading

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I am safe in His hands

Deuteronomy 32:4 says: “He is the Rock, His works are perfect.” He made me; therefore, I am perfect in His sight just the way I am. I simply have to believe it! One day whilst walking in the mountains I … Continue reading

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“ORDINARY” PEOPLE – inspirational stories (one)

Recently, I attended a dinner and awards ceremony at the Georgia Aquarium, in Atlanta. I was seated next to a lovely, elegant lady and during the course of the evening we learnt more about each other’s stories.  She was originally … Continue reading

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“It is absolutely impossible for God to do any more than what He already has done”. After hearing this statement my first thought was “that is quite blasphemous!” The speaker, however, went on to point out this very poignant fact.  … Continue reading

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Why is it that most of us find it almost impossible to forgive ourselves and to forget the shame of our pasts and yet, with the same breath, we acknowledge that we believe that “If we confess our sins, He … Continue reading

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A few years ago my husband and I attended his niece’s wedding in England.  Prior to this, his sister had sent me a dress which I had packed to take with me to England.  Whilst we were over there she … Continue reading

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