Go the extra mile

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This scripture really resonates with my heart and experience. We truly have lived through times when money was very sparse and at times I was that person in the queue at the supermarket checkout till where the card was rejected … Read More

What are you building?

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Those from among you Shall build the old waste places; You shall raise up the foundations of many generations; And you shall be called the Repairer of the Breach, The Restorer of Streets to Dwell In. Isaiah 58:12 I love … Read More

How can we look away?

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These last few weeks we have all been concerned by the plight of the Syrian refugees fleeing to Europe for safety and a better life. I chose not to publish the tragic picture of the boys who drowned, but this … Read More

Every second counts!

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“Show me, Lord, my life’s end and the number of my days; let me know how fleeting my life is.” (Psalm 39:4 NIV) In the late 1980s TV Magician Paul Daniels hosted a TV Quiz Show called “Every second Counts”. … Read More

The waiting game…

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Waiting is never easy. This week I read in the paper that a man had phoned a call centre to speak to someone about his utility bill and was put on hold. He left the phone plugged in and on … Read More

The Power of invitation

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“Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me.” Revelation 3:20 When was the last time you … Read More

Sing!

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“Sing to the Lord with thanksgiving; Sing praises on the harp to our God,.“ Psalm 147:7 Regardless of the situation you find yourself in, having an attitude of gratitude is a powerful tool in overcoming the enemy and breaking out into a … Read More

Rejoice!

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“I will continue to rejoice. For I know that as you pray for me and the Spirit of Jesus Christ helps me, this will lead to my deliverance.” (Philippians 1:18b-19 NLT) When things are difficult, don’t try to work it … Read More

Mind your step!

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People with integrity walk safely, but those who follow crooked paths will slip and fall.  (Proverbs 10:9) Today’s news seems more than ever to be packed with stories of crooked politicians, fraudulent benefit claimants and “boom/bust” bankers bonuses! There seems … Read More

Some Mothers!

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“The Lord blessed Sarah, as he had promised,  and she became pregnant and bore a son to Abraham when he was old. The boy was born at the time God had said he would be born.   Abraham named him Isaac,”  Genesis … Read More

Combat Zone

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“The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds.” (2 Corinthians 10:4) If you didn’t know, I have news for you.  We are living in a combat zone.  There … Read More

Don’t give up!

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Don’t give up! “Now here I am, eighty-five years old. I am still as strong today as the day Moses sent me out, and I am just as ready to fight now as I was then. So give me the mountain country the … Read More

Don’t dwell in the desert!

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“See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” (Isaiah 43:19 ) Have you ever had a great Sunday and … Read More

Tough love!

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Loving can be tough at times, in fact real love for others can be absolutely exhausting. Don’t let anyone fool you. The kind of love that really makes a difference in this world will require real effort, real sacrifice, but … Read More

Glorious Gardens

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“12 Isaac planted crops in that land and the same year reaped a hundredfold, because the LORD blessed him. 13 The man became rich, and his wealth continued to grow until he became very wealthy.” Genesis 26:12-13 One of the … Read More