Monthly Archives: October 2012

Trust and obey

One of our wedding hymns, all those years ago, was ‘Trust and Obey’. I suppose you have to do the first, to be able to do the second. When Abraham gave the edict for all males within his household to … Continue reading

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God, make it happen!

Prayer is a funny thing. Have you ever wondered whether it was your prayer that got answered, or whether it would have worked out that way anyway? Mmmm. We all pray for our kids. Some turn out good, and others … Continue reading

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God, you must be joking!

I remember getting a fit of the giggles in a tiny chapel near my college when I was a student. Somebody whispered something that had tickled me while we were singing a hymn, then as we went to sit down, … Continue reading

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A rose by any other name…

Have you ever paid dearly for a mistake? A car crash happens when a driver loses concentration for a brief moment. The outcome can cost lives, years of pain, or at the very least, big expense. Then the bitter regret … Continue reading

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What about the girls?

My granddaughter loves pink. I remember shopping with her and her mum last Christmas. I overheard her mum in the next isle, “Just because it’s pink doesn’t mean it’s good!” I chuckled at that. Now her brothers – you wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Full membership

Back in the late ’70’s, there was a family saga by the name of ‘Roots’. It told the story of an African boy, Kunta Kinte who was captured and taken to America as a slave. On arrival, they were branded. … Continue reading

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Do you want in?

Imagine you have just landed on a strange, hostile planet. The choice lies before you – the empty wilderness surrounded by warring tribes entirely free of rules or restrictions, or on the other hand, entry into a safe enclave with … Continue reading

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