Tag Archives: Good News Bible

The Danger of Acting on Incomplete Information

I was reading an interesting article on the website ‘Desiring God’ when some of the text suddenly became jumbled and unintelligible like this? It’s happened several times on my computer lately. In the first instance, I was typing an email to … Continue reading

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What If I’d Been There?

So often, when I read my Bible, I wonder how I’d think and behave if I were actually present in the story. Would I act in the same way as the original participants, or would I choose to be different? … Continue reading

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Let’s Be Ourselves!

Many times I come to write a Post on here and cannot decide on the words, or even the topic. It’s hard to know where to start and what to say. I need my One Star Picket to lean on, … Continue reading

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Hearing without Language

A stroke patient whom I nursed years ago, couldn’t speak clearly. I felt her frustration in trying to make her wishes known to the busy staff; she’d been a nurse herself. Every time she needed help, I’d listen carefully, run … Continue reading

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Wrong Quotes

‘The proof is in the pudding’. Have you ever wondered what those words mean? I’ve heard them many times, but as far as I know, it should be said this way: ‘The proof of the pudding is in the eating’. … Continue reading

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Easter in Sri Lanka

For a while, I’ve been meditating on laughter, and its amazing ability to heal us. One Bible proverb calls laughter ‘medicine’. Two translations read like this: Being cheerful keeps you healthy; and A cheerful disposition is good for your health. Each adds … Continue reading

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Kith and Kin

Jesus said to his disciples, I’ve named you friends because I’ve let you in on everything I’ve heard from the Father – John 15:15. Playing with a couple of nouns in my head I see the first word lacks life when … Continue reading

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Addictions

It was family history research that brought me to this topic of addiction. Once I’d found my husband’s grandparents, my perfectionist nature and desire for completion spurred me on to know more about their family. It was like paying them … Continue reading

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