Category Archives: forgiveness

When you know you’ve blown it – Psalm 51

It seemed like a good idea at the time, felt good. Then the realisation…then the regret. Regret, by the way, is when you wish you hadn’t done something, because you don’t want to face the consequences. All that does is … Continue reading

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Guilty no more – Psalm 32

In all the films and TV programmes I’ve seen, the characters who are the most vulnerable are those who are basically good, but have done something wrong. Some unscrupulous enemy will use it against them to blackmail, and lead them … Continue reading

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Good, clean water

Got my water bill this morning…so glad we use showers mostly instead of baths. Reminds me of the time I was giving my first little niece a bath…sat on the edge of the bath, leaned across as I was playing … Continue reading

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All the 7’s

Do you ever do any of the Facebook quizzes, that reveal so much about yourself? Well here is a quick Bible quiz – see how much you know. How many times did Joshua’s army go round Jericho? (Joshua 6:3-4) How … Continue reading

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Dealing with damage

The plumber came to mend the central heating timer today. He told me he’d been on a speed awareness course, having been caught doing a few miles per hour over the 30 limit. One thing that impacted him was the … 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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Right action, wrong heart

Kids know how to push our buttons, and they do it so well! Don’t you just feel so sorry for a mum in the supermarket, with a toddler in full throttle paddy? Arms and legs thrashing in all directions, and screams … Continue reading

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