Tag Archives: God’s protection

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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The blessed fleas – Psalm 41

You’ll probably be familiar with the rhyme which reminds us that the bigger we are, the bigger the irritations in life. Great fleas have little fleas upon their backs to bite ’em, And little fleas have lesser fleas, and so … Continue reading

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The moment of breakthrough – Psalm 12

Same-old same-old problems. Life seems to go grinding on: the struggles fluctuating but never going away. It feels like the wrong people always get the upper hand, and you are on your own with no one to understand or support … Continue reading

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It’s the limit

Our main road has recently changed from a 40 to 30mph speed limit. You can’t imagine the furore it has caused! Life as we knew it came to an end, because it now takes 30 seconds longer to get along … Continue reading

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Sex and other gods…

“Break it: you’ve bought it.” The standard china shop message – you have to pay for any damage you do. And that is the basic premise of Exodus 22:16-17. If a guy had sex with a young girl, he had to marry … Continue reading

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Slaves no longer

The thing that made me absolutely determined to cast my vote in our recent general election, was the thought of all that the suffragettes endured to win it for me. My rights came at a huge cost. I have no … Continue reading

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Coming home

I am not squeamish about much, but I can’t quite come to terms with the idea of poking things through your ears; so while I really like the look of earrings, I’ve never fancied having mine pierced. So the verses of Exodus 21:1-6 … Continue reading

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