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Celebrating Rest

There has been a running theme to how I have answered the question ‘How are you?’ in recent weeks. ‘Tired’ usually features within the first few sentences. Perhaps you can identify with that. There is so much to be done … Continue reading

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We shall be more loved when…?

​From an article called ‘Grace: What does God give us?‘ by Mike Reeves & Tim Chester, in Union theology resources. “Yet deep in our psyche is the assumption that we shall be more loved when (and only when) we make ourselves more … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye

Last night at my church small group, we began talking about returning home and reverse culture shock. Many in the group will, in the next few months, uproot themselves from the lives they’ve built here in Norwich and move – … Continue reading

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On Depression

The 18th – 24th April has been named Depression Awareness Week. I’ve read a few articles that have made me think – one of which was ‘What does depression feel like? Trust me – you really don’t want to know’ … Continue reading

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Luke 5:1-11

From Matthew Henry’s Commentary on Luke 5:1-11 Note, Even the best men are sinful men, and should be ready upon all occasions to own it, and especially to own it to Jesus Christ; for to whom else, but to him … Continue reading

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Transitions… Places

One of the features of life as a staff worker is travel. From one country to another – My time with UCCF began with a pretty significant journey from Belarus back to Norwich. I’ve had the joy of going back … Continue reading

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Perspective, Wisdom and Words

I read an article this week entitled ‘What if you’re 20s weren’t what you expected?’ It raises several interesting and persuasive points, but I’m choosing just to share one. Into the context of finding that life doesn’t work out the … Continue reading

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to·ti·po·tent

adjective \tō-ˈti-pə-tənt, ˌtō-tə-ˈpō-tənt\ The Merriam-Webster Online dictionary defines ‘totipotent’ as… : capable of developing into a complete organism or differentiating into any of its cells or tissues <totipotent stem cells> Latin totus whole, entire + English -i- + potent being … Continue reading

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More Songs!

I know my last post was a) a very long time ago, and b) also a youtube clip, but I couldn’t resist sharing these songs (new to me!) with a wider audience. We sang them together at Word Alive, and … Continue reading

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My Mistake

C.S. Lewis has said many a wise thing. May I suggest you add this to the list? I often struggle to communicate what I mean. The phrases ‘tongue-tied’ or ‘clammed up’ spring to mind… These feelings seem to grip me … Continue reading

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