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SPIRITUAL MALAISE…

For the past few weeks I have been suffering from  ‘spiritual malaise’. I love the word malaise as it describes exactly how I have been feeling – ‘dissatisfied, unhappy but feel unable to change, not knowing what is wrong’. The … Continue reading

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BE PREPARED…

“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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Friendships…

I received this photo from a friend with the following caption: “I took this photograph in Bettys Bay.  It triggered the thought in me that…even if everything is dry and hostile, I always have you as my best friend”. My … Continue reading

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WASTED MINUTES

  Have you ever sat and reflected on how many minutes and hours of a day you waste feeling that you will never reach your full potential – your book will never be published, your public and preaching ministry will … Continue reading

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LIVING IN A BLUR

“The instrument through which you see God is your whole self.  And if a man’s self is not kept clean and bright, his glimpse of God will be blurred”.  C.S. Lewis Often my relationship with God and how I see … Continue reading

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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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ADDICTIONS…a headless chicken

When God begins a spiritual healing work in your life you may often feel like a headless chicken running around.  We receive our healing but it sometimes takes a while for that fact to sink in and become a reality … Continue reading

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