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My public speaking debut… I remember that morning so clearly. As I left home my one daughter dryly commented “Don’t worry if you have an accident on the way, any one of us will be able to give the talk … Continue reading

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If you must look back, do so forgivingly. If you must look forward, do so prayerfully. However, the wisest thing you can do is to be present in the present. Gratefully. —Maya Angelou On the 31st of December every year my husband … Continue reading

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 A week ago, one of our daughter’s, had her life all planned out for the next three years. She was going to join the Open University in the United Kingdom and study for a BA. A huge amount of planning … Continue reading

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One of the most common words used in the English language must be the word WHY? Why did this happen?  What purpose does it serve? Most of us struggle with the question of ‘why does God allow bad things to … Continue reading

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The other morning on my way to work the car driving in front of me stopped suddenly and I had to slam on my car brakes.  My left arm automatically shot out to protect the person in the seat next … 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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Recently I asked my fourteen-year-old daughter what her idea of marriage is.  Her reply amazed me.  She said that her idea of marriage is like ‘the supper table’! Below are some of the reasons she gave.  I have taken her … Continue reading

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A year ago to the day I wrote the post below.  We have just had to put in an order for another 200 ‘All God’s Stones’ books to be printed. “Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you … Continue reading

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Dance in the storm…

I can dance in the storm because I am a child of God. I can sing in the rain because He holds me in the palm of His hand. I can weep with joy and with sorrow because He has … Continue reading

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Good things…

In Psalm 107 the psalmist writes that the Lord “satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things”. He does not simply fill us, He fills us with good things. A lovely example of how God wants to give … Continue reading

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