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“Behind every great kid is a MOM who’s pretty sure she’s screwing it all up” – Author unknown This quote just about sums up my feelings as a mother. Or at least it used too! From the time our eldest … 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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It never ceases to amaze me just how fickle my feelings are in my marriage! One moment I can look at my husband and think “we have such a good relationship, I can’t imagine ever fighting with him again,” 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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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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Two of the Biblical definitions for GRACE is “the attitude of God toward men” and “the liberty that God gives men”. Liberty is the ‘state of being free‘. God’s grace causes us to be free from the chains that had … Continue reading

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This morning after I had dropped my children off at school the thought crossed my mind that “sometimes it is quite a thankless job being a parent”. God immediately replied “Tell me about it Noel. I totally agree with you! … Continue reading

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There have been two times in my life when I felt God had let me down so badly that I didn’t want anything more to do with Him. The first time God ‘let me down’ I was twelve years old. … 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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Parents, please don’t underestimate and minimize the damage your divorce does to your children. Recognize the fact that just as the egg and sperm joined together to form your child that egg and sperm are effectively now being torn apart, … Continue reading

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