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Earthquakes and Other Things

Jesus came to find and restore the lost ~ Luke 19:10. It’s not easy to decide what’s most important in life. We’re making choices all the time. When I wake in the morning, do I realise that the first thing … Continue reading

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What to Eat When You Feel Down!

I’ve been working on the notes of a church study, and it’s reminded me of some of my school lessons: punctuation, grammar, spelling and the one I can particularly use on this project – précis. It means a short form … Continue reading

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Othello

Have you ever played Othello? Not Shakespeare’s character, but the board game for two players. The other evening I brought it out to show our grandson who’d never seen it before. I explained the aim of the game and how to begin … Continue reading

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Pruning

Do you ever think, I wish I were more loving? I’m often dissatisfied with my inability to love as perfectly as Jesus. I want my own way, and I justify this attitude with lots of ‘reasons’! The Bible always has … Continue reading

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Fresh Bread for Breakfast

Three beeps sounded from the kitchen. It was 7 am and our bread was ready! My husband went to take it out, but quickly returned. He crawled under the bedclothes again and mumbled, ‘It’s the worst you’ve ever made’. He … Continue reading

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A Blocked Ear

We can all hear from God, our heavenly Father. Here’s a poem about what God has been saying to me lately. Listening music rings, melody is noted words carry, marry for a message rich, simple, all can be quoted until a … Continue reading

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Squinting into the Sun

Here is one of the few photos I have of my mother with me. It was taken with a Box Brownie camera in the back garden of our home. In this small, blurry photograph, Mum is squinting into the sun as … Continue reading

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Choosing or Chosen

We voted for our politicians last Saturday. It’s compulsory in our nation. After living in a small country town, we were accustomed to short queues, so it was a shock to find ourselves standing in one of three long lines … Continue reading

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Giving Good Words

Recently I read some words in the Bible that challenged me in a new way. They’re from the letter that Paul wrote to the church at Ephesus, now in modern Turkey. I was reading The Message version at the time … Continue reading

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It’s Good to Know the Reason

‘You timed that well!’ I said as my husband came into the lounge room. He looked at me oddly and asked, ‘What do you mean?’ ‘Well, you managed to take the rubbish bins out between showers!’  I hadn’t realised that he’d … Continue reading

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