Monthly Archives: April 2011

Losing my Religion, Finding my Faith

I’m a Christian.  Don’t worry; I won’t be offended if your eyes glaze over. Mine would have ten years ago.  It’s funny how things work out. I can tell you the exact time and date that I became a Christian: … Continue reading

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It’s your funeral

Funerals.  A less than cheery subject at the best of times, I’m sure you’ll agree.  I’ve been spared having to plan one as yet, but I’ve been thinking about my own this morning. This isn’t because I am coming to … Continue reading

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Worship: A whole being experience

My daily Bible reading is currently taking me through Isaiah and a verse from it really resonated with me this morning. “The Lord says: These people come near to me with their mouth and honour me with their lips, but … Continue reading

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When I have the time

Originally posted at Livejournal 31st March 2011 It’s been a busy few weeks and I will willingly admit to periods of deep frustration that there are not more hours in the day to write.  This is especially true in the … Continue reading

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Armed, dangerous and fully prayer loaded

Originally posted at Livejournals 16th March 2011 I find it hard to relate to anyone who says God isn’t a living and active force in people’s lives, mainly because I so clearly see him at work in both my life … Continue reading

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Give up something for Lent? How about rushing about?

Originally posted at Livejournal 9th March 2011 Today is the start of Lent.  Traditionally a time of 40 days when Christians fast or spend more time reflecting on their faith.  Many people who are not Christians also enter into the … Continue reading

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Constant Gardening

Originally posted at Livejournal 25th February 2011 Do I believe in God?  Absolutely, yes.  Do I class myself as a Christian?  Yes I do.  As a Christian do I sometimes get sidetracked away from what God wants me to do … Continue reading

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Sometimes it’s tough to sing from the same hymn sheet

Originally posted at Livejournal 16th Feb 2011 We had a Church meeting last night; they happen once a month and this one focused on accepting the budget for this year.  After the last meeting and the rumblings there have been … Continue reading

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We rarely see the good stuff

Originally posted at Livejournal 3rd February 2011 I am greatly cheered by the actions of some Christians and Muslims in Egypt.  Egypt isn’t enjoying the greatest time in its history and whatever I listen to on the radio, read on … Continue reading

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They may be your beliefs, but this is the law of the land

Originally posted at Livejournal 26th January 2011 Over the last few days I’ve been mentally returning time and again to the recent case that has been going through the British courts, regarding the case of the couple in Cornwall who … Continue reading

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