Tag Archives: thankfulness

Garden Prayer Walk – 2 – Olive Tree

Continuing my Garden Prayer Walk – the Olive Tree: This reminds me of the Garden of Gethsemane at the foot of the Mount of Olives. Gethsemane always speaks to me of Jesus’ humanity. He really would rather not have gone … Continue reading

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At the end of your tether?

I shared my reflections on another section of Psalm 119 at Lighthouse Community Church this week. You can find the previous talk here. This morning I’d like to look at verses 81-88 New International Version My soul faints with longing for … Continue reading

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Some Reflections on My First Year of Retirement

My first year of retirement has been overshadowed by preparing for my Mum to come and live with us. It has involved sorting out a lot of stuff: Clearing stuff from the room for her Clearing stuff from 2 cupboards … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Praying Against Panic And Anxiety

Originally posted on Big Circumstance:
In a world where stress is endemic and various therapies have arisen to help people combat it, do you ever wonder how a professional from that field views the place of Christian faith in dealing…

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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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Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter. – Mark Twain

As I and many of my followers are ladies of mature years, here’s a link to some, mostly amusing, quotes about aging: http://www.great-inspirational-quotes.com/aging-quotes.html There’s always a lot to be thankful for if you take time to look for it. For … 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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