Tag Archives: repentance

Don’t go it alone – Psalm 60

I was recently given a photo of myself when I was a tiny person. So cute! And as I look back over the years since that shot was taken, I am amazed at all the things I have learned and … Continue reading

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When you know you’ve blown it – Psalm 51

It seemed like a good idea at the time, felt good. Then the realisation…then the regret. Regret, by the way, is when you wish you hadn’t done something, because you don’t want to face the consequences. All that does is … Continue reading

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A friend for all seasons – Psalm 25

I listened to a radio item on shame the other day. I hadn’t realised that guilt is what I feel about wrong things I’ve done. Shame on the other hand, is how I feel my wrongdoing is being received by … Continue reading

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More than the music

“While shepherds washed their socks by night…” is one of the many renditions the hymns and carols have been treated to over the years. Kids still find them funny, and I’m sure have added to the collection. And I guess … 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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Back to Bethel

I’m pretty much a Jill-of-all-trades. I’ll have a fair go at most things, and there aren’t many things I won’t try. There is however, one thing that try as I might, I cannot do. Find my way to new places. … Continue reading

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“And say it like you mean it!”

Even the most well-meaning parents get it wrong sometimes! Or so my kids tell me. It is often quoted that when they had done something to offend, they were required to say sorry… “And say it like you mean it!”. … Continue reading

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