Category Archives: Forgiveness

COMBATING DEPRESSION

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?

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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GOD CAN DO NO MORE

“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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GOD HAS FORGOTTEN

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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THE DRESS THAT WASN’T…PEOPLE THAT AREN’T

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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