Category Archives: faith

Life matters – Psalm 49

My mum used to say about royalty, the rich and the famous, “They go to the toilet just like everybody else.” And it’s true – they are human. It’s also a fact that one day, every single one of them … Continue reading

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The greatest fortress – Psalm 48

I visited the beautiful medieval ¬†Corvin Castle in Hunedoara in the summer. Much of it has been restored, and work is ongoing. Each room had explanations (fortunately in English as well as Romanian) of which ruler had added on which … Continue reading

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Choose your mood – Psalm 42

There must be something a bit perverse in the human psyche, that makes us enjoy feeling sorry for ourselves. There’s nothing quite like a good ol’ pity party! David had good reason. He was facing exile from his own beloved … Continue reading

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When prayers aren’t answered…yet – Psalm 40

My roses are finally budding again! I’d about given up on getting a second bloom – thinking it was because the summer has been so dry.¬†It shows you – never give up believing the good stuff is coming. That’s what … Continue reading

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Stronger than you think – Psalm 28

Ever find yourself smiling at your little self? I remember being on a bus, and as more and more people were packing in, I exclaimed, “The driver must be so strong to be able to make the bus go with … Continue reading

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Press in to press on

Moses was not going to put up with second best. He was not going to be fobbed off with some second-rate angel. Leading the people of Israel was a daunting task at best, and he needed God himself up close … Continue reading

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What the butler saw

I remember in the Brownies, playing Kim’s game. About 30 everyday objects were placed on a tray. You got one minute to memorise them before they were covered over, and you had to see how many you could recall. It … Continue reading

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