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A secret jewel – Psalm 9 part 2

What is the very worst condition a person can ever be in? I think the most wretched of all are those who have no hope. To see no possibility of improvement or purpose ever, seems to me the bleakest of … Continue reading

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Hope for the weary – Psalm 6

We all have times of feeling vulnerable, guilty, overstretched, hopeless … It’s part of being human. David was there all those centuries ago. What kept him going, what kept him hoping, was the assurance that at any moment it could … Continue reading

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Wait and hope

We’ve had a disappointment recently in our house. My husband has been preparing for major surgery for nearly a year – we’d hoped that it would make a tremendous difference to his condition, and our lifestyle. But it turns out … Continue reading

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The Number One

What is the most important thing in your life? Family? Home? Job? Health? Football team? By definition that is your god. Perhaps it was a loaded question, and you would give a different answer if I asked who is your God. … Continue reading

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Comfort or conquest?

If you could move to absolutely anywhere in the universe, where would you choose? I’d guess it would be either somewhere a bit leafier in the same town you’re living in now, or somewhere you’ve been on holiday more than once, or … Continue reading

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Dream of the future

Which team do you support? Is it the local team, or the one that plays the best, or wins the most? You may remember Norman Tebbit controversially used the phrase ‘the cricket test’ to judge whether people from a non-indigenous background … Continue reading

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Come the day

I love that feeling when you wake up on a morning when you are going on holiday. It’s come! At last! There’s a delightful excited feeling within you.  Better still, the first time I held each of my babies in my arms, … Continue reading

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