Category Archives: protection

The power of fire

Our son made us chuckle. “I think I must be getting old, ” he said, ” I’ve just realised that eating fire is dangerous!” He was trained to do this in his early 20’s, and has used it from time … Continue reading

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Sneaky stuff

A couple of summers ago, I noticed some red dust on the windowsill. Puzzled, I cleaned it off, but it had reappeared a day or two later. I took a closer look, and it was moving! Tiny red mites, that had … Continue reading

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The protection plan

A guy once told my friend he didn’t need God. “I have a great job, a wonderful wife and family, and a beautiful home. I can take care of myself.” He thought his wealth made him impervious to problems. Yet … Continue reading

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Choose your future

Mikey. I can just see him standing there. A mass of blonde curly hair. Big blue eyes framed by long dark lashes. A really beautiful child, but mischief incarnate! In those days, all special school classrooms had a cupboard full of … Continue reading

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Consequences

Bringing up kids these days is just NOT EASY! You can’t tell them they are naughty, else they’ll have a self-image of a naughty person, and naughty people do more naughty things. Mmmmm. What you have to do is show … Continue reading

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All I really need

I remember coming home from one camping trip with the family. We’d made a full day of it, and now it was late and very dark. The way home was mostly country roads, and I was puzzled why several cars flashed us as … Continue reading

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Don’t worry, it’ll be OK

Moving house is one of the biggest triggers for stress. I remember one terrible move we made, where the removals men gave up on the job, we lost the whole bunch of keys, and eventually made the exchange just a few … Continue reading

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