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When Jesus looks at you, what does He see?

When Jesus looks at you, what does He see? If He was to walk into the room where you are now, climb into the car you are driving right now, start walking next to you as you take your daily … Continue reading

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Silence the voice…of doubt, of fear

I often wonder what our lives would be like if we took God at His word on a daily basis instead of listening to our own self-doubts, our doubts in God, our fears… we talk ourselves into mediocre lives. Reverend Kenneth … Continue reading

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I am because you are…

I am because You are.  We are because God is. On Mother’s Day this year, one of my daughter’s gave me a mug on which was written “I am because you are”.  She is in this world because I gave … Continue reading

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LEGACIES WE LEAVE BEHIND…

Found this old photo of our family.  That is me in my father’s arms.  It reminded of a post I did on the legacies we leave behind for our children. It was a reminder that in our marriages we need to: Guard … Continue reading

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WEEKENDS, MOTHER

A poem written by a teenager whose parents are divorced and who only sees her mother on weekends. Weekends, Mother I see you during the week But when the weekend comes – mother you are never here. Just because at … Continue reading

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GOD OFTEN SAYS NO – NOT YET!

“Delight yourself in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart.  Commit your way to the Lord, trust in Him and He will do this”. (Psalm 37:4) One of the main desires of my heart is to … Continue reading

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JEKYLL AND HYDE!

    In my walk with God I sometimes feel like a Jekyll and Hyde character! I have two personalities fighting inside me – one that longs to serve and follow God and one that feels that it is just … Continue reading

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MY TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTION

“O Lord, you are our Father.  We are the clay and you are the Potter.  We are all formed by your hand” For many years I felt that in making me God had got stuck on the kneading and moulding … Continue reading

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YOU DON’T HAVE TO LIVE AS A WITHERED BONSAI TREE – a new understanding of Jeremiah 29:11

Due to neglect and forgetfulness this Bonsai tree went from the above to this: And it’s life was almost brought to an abrupt end! 1 Timothy 4:14 states Don’t neglect the gift that is in you and Matthew 22:37 says Love the Lord … Continue reading

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HOW EASILY WE FALL FROM GRACE IN OUR CHILDRENS’ EYES

I am, and always have been, a firm believer in the following verse “But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in … Continue reading

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