Monthly Archives: February 2013

Love story

I must admit I like happy endings. If I’m going to read a book or watch a film, I don’t see it much as entertainment unless you feel good at the end of it. I think the one film that … Continue reading

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System restore

Have you ever downloaded something and really wished you hadn’t,¬†and suddenly your computer starts messing around, and you know something is bugging it. Or you’ve deleted something you really shouldn’t have. It’s times like that I am so glad about … Continue reading

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A name to change the aim

I love making cakes. I love how you take all these raw ingredients, mix them up, then heat them, and something wonderful happens. Can you find the flour in the cake? Where are the eggs? Of course they are still … Continue reading

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Live, love, lose, learn

At a course I attended once, we were instructed to work out in our small groups a list of things we absolutely had to do – no choice. After much discussion it emerged that only two things were totally imperative, … Continue reading

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When God is in the house

There’s a place I love on the Pembrokeshire coast called St Govan’s Bay. It really beautiful, with amazing rock formations, but it also seemed to have something of the presence of God for me. You could just imagine St Govan … Continue reading

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A good clear-out

The announcement was made. A nightmare beyond all imaginings! How could they do this to us? The staffroom was filled with talk of nothing else. We all had to change classrooms. Everyone! Every class was being swapped around. The thing … Continue reading

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Back to Bethel

I’m pretty much a Jill-of-all-trades. I’ll have a fair go at most things, and there aren’t many things I won’t try. There is however, one thing that try as I might, I cannot do. Find my way to new places. … Continue reading

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“And say it like you mean it!”

Even the most well-meaning parents get it wrong sometimes! Or so my kids tell me. It is often quoted that when they had done something to offend, they were required to say sorry… “And say it like you mean it!”. … Continue reading

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Right responses

People who don’t find the bible believable, have probably never read it. You read a story like this one in Genesis 34, and the characters just remind you of folk today. There’s Shechem. He saw young Dinah, and decided she … Continue reading

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…a rich sauce of faith-enhancer

As a family, we have many wonderful memories of a Christian Holiday Camping Centre called Cefn Lea, in Mid Wales. The first time we went, the five of us stayed in one of their log cabins; then we bought a … Continue reading

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