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I am convinced that…

I am convinced that the terminology of “Patience / Long Suffering” in the framework of the Fruit of the Spirit is misunderstood. I believe the term which is translated from  the combined Greek words which mean Long Tempered has more … Continue reading

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The cave

There are days when we feel like crawling into a cave and not come out. There are days when we feel like curling up into a ball and disengage from the world. – If you feel like this, remember you … Continue reading

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What do you do?

What do you do when life hurts? What can you do when it hurts to lay down. When it hurts to walk. When it hurts to stand. When it hurts to sit. Most people run. They try to run away … Continue reading

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Life, pain and joy.

This weekend has been a busy weekend. It’s been one mixed with fun, purpose and pain. It’s been a weekend of fun and purpose, for our church came away together for our church camp. Sorry, no photo’s this time round, … Continue reading

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A painful cost.

There is a real cost in following Christ. At times there is a physical, mental, emotional and spiritual cost for the individual and community to be a Christ follower. Its a cost that bows one at the knees. It causes … Continue reading

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He who is for me.

This morning I woke up with the praise of the lord in my heart and on my lips. Filled with Holy Spirit expectant hope and joy, I know today is a day of triumph, for my God has triumphed over … Continue reading

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The Sacrament of Pain.

Brian Fulthorp who writes an excellent blog at http://sunestauromai.wordpress.com/, has posted on the sacrament of pain. It’s well worth your time to wander over and have a read of it. I thought it worthwhile also repeating the comment I made … Continue reading

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Specialist update.

I saw the specialist on Monday for my regular check up. Because I had had a particularly busy weekend I was feeling fairly shattered on Monday morning and was running late in arriving at the surgery. One of the ongoing … Continue reading

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Shattered

We have been preaching through the book of Mark at church in the morning service and I had the privilege of  preaching the 2nd last sermon of the series…which I entitled  “Where is God when we feel forsaken” The text … Continue reading

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Acknowledging the pain of pregnancy loss.

There are many issues in life that causes deep grief. The most common of these is in the area of death. We grieve the loss of loved ones and friends. They are no longer with us and we miss them … Continue reading

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