Category Archives: Christianity

Don’t wait for trouble – Psalm 61

When a plane is about to crash, there aren’t many atheists on board. There are times in life, when it is instinctive to cry out to God. In difficult times, we will either turn to God and improve our prayer … Continue reading

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Don’t go it alone – Psalm 60

I was recently given a photo of myself when I was a tiny person. So cute! And as I look back over the years since that shot was taken, I am amazed at all the things I have learned and … Continue reading

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When fear bites – Psalm 59

In the last post before one Christmas,  a disturbing official letter arrived, which suggested that I had claimed a benefit illegally. There wasn’t a shred of truth in it, but that didn’t make it any less upsetting. I couldn’t get … Continue reading

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We want justice! – Psalm 58

My family wasn’t wealthy. My mum made all our clothes, and I thought it wasn’t at all fair, that as the 3rd daughter, I had so many hand-me-down clothes. My friend across the road was an only child, and she … Continue reading

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Rules of self-defence – Psalm 57

One of the first rules of self-defence, is – Don’t be a victim. Walking confidently and not looking people in the eye, means they are less likely to pick on you. Easier to say than do, but worth practising when … Continue reading

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What to do with fear – Psalm 56

Fear is natural. We all know about the adrenalin rush – the fight or flight mechanism, that might save our lives if we were being chased by a bear. King David must have experienced it countless times as a shepherd, … Continue reading

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Beware the self-talk – Psalm 55

Battles are often won or lost in our own minds. Take slimming for example. Decide you can do it, set your face to it, and it happens. Tell yourself you’re too weak-willed, and you’ve lost already – the battle, not … Continue reading

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