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DIVORCE HURTS

As a child of divorced parents, I spent many years believing that I was to blame for their divorce. I also blamed God for not answering my prayer to keep my parents together.  It was only as I grew older … 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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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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LOVE KNOTS

I was paging through a book the other day and this sentence caught my attention “God is closer to sinners than saints”.  The thought crossed my mind that it was a good thing as I doubt very much whether I … Continue reading

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tetelestai – it is finished

On Saturday evening I attended the Passion show and I witnessed 30 000 people getting down on their knees (me included) to pray to God for the nation, for the world and for ourselves. Louie Giglio was the speaker and his words had … Continue reading

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STOP REJECTING YOURSELF…

“Over the years, I have come to realize that the greatest trap in our life is not success, popularity, or power, but self-rejection”  –  Henri Nouwen When will you start believing and acknowledging the fact that because of the Cross you have no … Continue reading

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FORGIVENESS…

God is so gracious. In Psalm 145 we are advised, “The Lord is near to all who call upon Him, to all who call upon Him in truth. He will fulfill the desire of those who fear Him; He will … Continue reading

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A VERSE IN SUPPORT OF EPIPHANY NUMBER THREE

 “Why are you downcast, O my soul?” (Psalm 43:5) “COME AND LISTEN, ALL YOU WHO FEAR GOD; LET ME TELL YOU WHAT HE HAS DONE FOR ME. I CRIED OUT TO HIM WITH MY MOUTH; HIS PRAISE WAS ON MY … Continue reading

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HOW QUICKLY WE FORGET……..FOR ALL THE MOTHERS OUT THERE!

This was originally posted on ‘noelenesite’ – I am re-posting on ‘growing into motherhood’ (Please note: names have been changed to toddler and child and children to protect their identities!!) This morning I came across a journal entry that I … Continue reading

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HOW CAN YOU PROMISE YOUR CHILD THAT YOU WILL NEVER DIVORCE YOUR SPOUSE?

My mother and step-father got divorced after almost 29 years of marriage.  She was 79 and he was 81 years old!  I had organised with the Sheriff of the Court to meet him at the retirement home where my mom … Continue reading

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