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Don’t give up – Psalm 54

When it feels like the ceiling is soaking up your prayers, and you don’t think God’s even listening anymore… DON’T stop praying DO start acting like it’s already happened. That’s what faith is. And that’s the message of Psalm 54. … Continue reading

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Say something nice – Psalm 39

You remember Thumper’s law aka the Bambi principle? “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say nothing at all”. I think that’s the essence of Psalm 39. Life can be so perplexing, so unfair, so troublesome at times, it’s hard not … Continue reading

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A world in need – Psalm 36

When our family was young, we ran and lived above a corner shop, in a not-too-great area. It was hard to take a holiday, but one year we decided to close for a week and go away. In our absence, … Continue reading

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Consequences – Psalm 20

Who remembers playing ‘Consequences’? You had to start a story, fold down the paper and pass it on so that the next person could continue…fold it down and continue… I used to get my kids at school to do something … Continue reading

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A right to be heard – Psalm 17

Would you say you were a righteous person? If not, why not? Is it enough to make the claim that Jesus has died in my place, so I don’t need to do anything more? What sort of children do you … Continue reading

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Just for me – Psalm 1

Life recently has been some distance from easy, and blog writing has taken a back seat. When the going is tough, the disciplines of praying and reading the bible can easily fall by the wayside – and I’ve had a … Continue reading

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What the butler saw

I remember in the Brownies, playing Kim’s game. About 30 everyday objects were placed on a tray. You got one minute to memorise them before they were covered over, and you had to see how many you could recall. It … Continue reading

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