Monthly Archives: June 2012

My Story 5 – The Dark Years

I became disillusioned in my job as a research assistant and left. Where to next? I wondered if there was something like Voluntary Service Overseas only in Britain. There is: Community Service Volunteers (CSV). I applied, but whilst waiting I … Continue reading

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Soul Fast Day 17 – The Key to Effortless Living!

On day 17, Cindy speaks of how receiving from God leads to effortlessness. ‘Living authentically has much to do with living effortlessly – not striving, conniving, manipulating, clamouring to get ahead etc.’ How do we receive from God? By entering … Continue reading

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Count your blessings – keep a Gratitude Journal – 5 things a day to be thankful for

‘A law of the personality and of life: what we think about will soon affect the way we feel. Rational Emotive Therapy is based on this idea–“Change your thinking, and you change your feelings, and the next consequence is a … Continue reading

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JOY! – Soul Fast update 3

Week 3 of the ’40 Day Soul Fast’ by Dr Cindy Trimm. Available from amazon at: So much learned this week: where to start? At the beginning! Day 1 – discipline. Ouch! I’m not a neat and tidy person; … Continue reading

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You, Me and Gravity!

Why are we drawn to some people and not others? How can we get away from the influence of an abusive person?

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Be still. Listen to God.

Originally posted on A Light Filled Life:
If you are anything like me you are constantly busy and feel as if your life is going in circles. You work hard. You never get anywhere. You are tired. Your body earns…

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Free Crochet Booklet – 3 bags, mittens, beaded edging

Looking for ideas to use crochet for embellishments, or ideas for embellishing a crocheted item? Here is a link to get a free booklet. It contains 3 bag patterns, a mitten pattern + a pretty beaded edging. Embellish the bags … Continue reading

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Soul Fast Day 13 – A Day of Encouragement

Today has been so encouraging that I would like to share it with you before my weekly update. I found this day so refreshing after all the negative issues that I have been unearthing so far in this fast. For … Continue reading

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My Story 4 – Thorns

I’d decided to follow Jesus. I had daily quiet times of prayer and Bible study; I went to church and Christian Union meetings; I went to weekly Bible studies with fellow students who were also living in lodgings. One member … Continue reading

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Thank you! to all those who have nominated me for awards.

A very big thank you to all those who have nominated me for various awards. It is much appreciated and very encouraging. There’s no point in my doing this blog if no one reads it or finds it helpful. As I’m … Continue reading

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