Category Archives: covenant

Pure gold

Pure gold! Amazing stuff. It can be stretched out so thin that light shines through it, but it will still filter the heat rays of the sun. Apparently, they have started to use it in windows at the top of … Continue reading

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The right material

Some of my earliest memories are of my mum hand sewing – our family used to embroider the sailors’ jerseys for the Elder Dempster and Cunard lines, and as a tiny girl I learned how to thread the 2-ply white wool and use satin … Continue reading

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Yes…but

When my kids were teenagers, I had a job where I had to work through the summer holidays. I would leave them lists of all the chores that needed to be done that day. They still joke about how I prioritised hanging … Continue reading

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Paid on the nail

A couple were moving house, and some things just had to be parted with. Going through the loft, the wife came across some old sports trophies belonging to her husband. As he’d told her to exercise her discretion, she chose … Continue reading

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Ever ask why?

You may remember a fascinating Guardian advert from 1986, which shows the same event from three different angles, demonstrating how important perspective is on how we view and interpret a situation. Ever ask God why? Moses gave the Israelites God’s clear … Continue reading

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That’s what he’s like

When I was at school, staff were addressed as ‘Mr’ ‘Mrs’ or ‘Miss’ and their surname. It was of amazing value to discover the Christian name of a teacher. Kids would hover in the background if two teachers were talking … Continue reading

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The right way to succeed

Being the eldest in a family has quite a lot of advantages – I’ve talked about this before in Who’s in your way?  But it also has responsibilities; if the parents are not able to care for the younger ones themselves, … Continue reading

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