Category Archives: giving

Such effort

Walking across English countryside, you will see miles and miles of dry stone walls. Have a look on youtube for an insight into the amazing way these walls are constructed. Works of art, but hard, hard work. So when you read in Exodus 24:4-8 … 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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Just ask!

The weirdest thing happened yesterday. I was just baking scones and listening to UCB radio. Now I regularly take a couple of any batches I make to my neighbours next door, who love home cooking, but don’t bake. They often do favours … Continue reading

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A promise is a promise

I saw my granddaughter today. “Grandma, when can I come for my sleeper-over?” It’s definitely her turn. She’s 6, and knows her dues better than the taxman, but I didn’t have my diary with me. “You can come one night this … Continue reading

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Gratefully accepting

I’ve just helped myself to a couple of squares of chocolate – mmm – fruit and nut, my favourite! Actually, although I do really enjoy chocolate, I can make a large bar last for months.  Yes, really, months! For the … Continue reading

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Giving, receiving, trusting

Yesterday I came across a little card one of my daughters must have given me many years ago. I have it here in front of me. It was a real blessing stumbling across it in an old book, where I’d used … Continue reading

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One of the family

Some friends of ours had a son who was moving house. He hadn’t done a great job in saving up for it, and as always, it cost far more than he had reckoned on, so he ran out of money … Continue reading

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