Category Archives: trust

Rules of self-defence – Psalm 57

One of the first rules of self-defence, is – Don’t be a victim. Walking confidently and not looking people in the eye, means they are less likely to pick on you. Easier to say than do, but worth practising when … Continue reading

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What to do with fear – Psalm 56

Fear is natural. We all know about the adrenalin rush – the fight or flight mechanism, that might save our lives if we were being chased by a bear. King David must have experienced it countless times as a shepherd, … Continue reading

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Beware the self-talk – Psalm 55

Battles are often won or lost in our own minds. Take slimming for example. Decide you can do it, set your face to it, and it happens. Tell yourself you’re too weak-willed, and you’ve lost already – the battle, not … Continue reading

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God can handle it – Psalm 43

The frantically busy road forces you down the underpass to cross under. It’s dark, dank and chilly, and you can hear your heels echoing around the hard walls of the passageway. Out of the shadows a rough-looking guy – no, … 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.┬áIt shows you – never give up believing the good stuff is coming. That’s what … Continue reading

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It’s not my problem – Psalm 37

“Crime never pays,” so they say; but as you look around the world, at the corrupt leaders and politicians, drug barons, profiteers, crime syndicates, pimps, traffickers and other nasties, it’s sometimes hard to believe it. The rich aren’t all evil … Continue reading

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The right choice

Here’s the choice. You can be top dog, your family can become the greatest nation on earth and all your current problems can be whisked away instantly. OR you can wear yourself out trying to get a huge group of … Continue reading

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