Category Archives: repentance

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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A very powerful word

My kids were quick learners. They soon cottoned on to the power of the ‘S’ word, as a quick way out of serious bother.  Clever defendants know it too, when they are up before the magistrates. Apparently they plead ‘not … 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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That they might know

A couple of weeks ago I got my first ever parking ticket. I NEVER park anywhere I shouldn’t, and on this particular occasion, I really thought it was a correct parking bay. It looked just like one. I was so … Continue reading

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Wearing the blame

As I see it, the world is roughly divided into two camps when something goes wrong: those that blame everyone else, and those who blame themselves. Of course neither are right. Sometimes it’s you, sometimes it’s me and sometimes it’s … Continue reading

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What’s holding you back?

Mark, my friend’s husband was a nice guy, but had no job. He had no references, no qualifications, no real work history, no friends or relatives that would speak up for him – no hope. He tried hard to be a good … Continue reading

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