Tag Archives: acceptance

My Story 10 – my Eureka Moment

After my turning point moment when I experienced God’s loving acceptance, I felt that my first priority was to find a church. God had other ideas: ‘Look after your family and your new baby, I’ll find you a church.’ And … Continue reading

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My Story 9 – Repentance, it’s not what you think

‘Most people think of repentance as a heavy, sombre religious duty. In reality, authentic biblical repentance is a life-giving art, renewing the entire soul.’ (John Mark Comer, ‘My Name is Hope: Anxiety, depression and life after melancholy.’) In my last … Continue reading

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My Story 7 – Why? Why did God come when he did?

Why did God come when he did? I’d not been to church in years, didn’t read the bible, rarely prayed – and then God came, and let me know that he accepts me, he loves me just as I am. … Continue reading

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The Cleansing Power of Love – Soul Fast update 8

This concludes my journey through ‘The 40 Day Soul Fast: Your Journey to Authentic Living [Kindle Edition]‘ by Cindy Trimm. You can find details of the book here: http://www.amazon.com/The-Day-Soul-Fast-Authentic/dp/0768440262/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1342619111&sr=8-1&keywords=cindy+trimm+40+day+soul+fast or   http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Day-Soul-Fast-ebook/dp/B0064O9M32/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1338819455&sr=8-3 Day 1 – our relationship with God was likened to … Continue reading

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My Story 6 – The Turning Point

I’d been advised to have a break from teaching. Where to next? A degree is no training for anything, unless it’s a vocational degree. After a few weeks, I found a job as a laboratory technician at a plant that … Continue reading

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Where’s your Focus? – on what you have, or what you don’t have?

In the last Soul Fast post, I commented that many of us with mental health problems focus on our lack rather than being thankful for what we have. Jeremy Statton has a timely post on what we can do with … Continue reading

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Wholeness (Healing) leads to Balance leads to Peace – Soul Fast update 2

Week 2 continues to emphasise the importance of spending time with God: connecting with God increases our ‘capacity to grow… to love… to change, to modify our behaviour…’ ‘The 40 Day Soul Fast is for the purpose of creating in … Continue reading

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