Monthly Archives: April 2015

Do we really understand what this prayer thing is all about?

Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about prayer and as I have been looking through the prayers in the New Testament, I have been surprised by how few of them mention prayer for material things. Do this picture and our … Continue reading

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She comes with a Lot of Baggage

A few days ago my daughter came on a road trip with me and I suggested that she packed a bag with some toys and books for the car. She disappeared and came back with the bag in the picture. … Continue reading

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Pardon? Or The One Where I Couldn’t Hear Very Well

I recently went to a local hustings event where prospective parliamentary candidates gave their views on a range of topics. I was looking forward to hearing what they said on a variety of issues but unfortunately I couldn’t hear very well. This was … Continue reading

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The parable of the undefeated wrestler

There once was a wrestler who was undefeated. He wasn’t the best, the strongest or the fastest but he never backed down and he had the scars to prove it. His nose was no longer straight, his face was bruised … Continue reading

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The one about the Hippo and the Tortoise

Did you hear the one about the Hippo and the Tortoise? After the tsunami in 2004, Owen (the hippo) and Mzee (the tortoise) ended up at the same animal sanctuary where they became inseparable. This true story of is a … Continue reading

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The Avengers and Evil: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes Need A Mighty Enemy Who Might Beat Them

Marvel films are a bit like Marmite, people do either really love or hate them. ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ is in cinemas now and whether you can’t wait to see it or if you would rather watch paint dry, you might be … Continue reading

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A Note Trying to Negotiate with the Tooth Fairy

My daughter lost her first tooth a few days ago and this is a picture of the note she left for the tooth fairy. It reads: To the Teeth Fairy give me a (50p crossed out) 3 pounds please and … Continue reading

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Praying for England on St George’s Day

It’s St George’s day. I’ve seen a lot of people today and not one of them has mentioned about it, as I drove around Colchester I didn’t see any England flags. If I hadn’t seen various things online I never … Continue reading

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Would you eat this?

My daughter made me this and I’m sure that you will agree that it looks great. She had put so much effort in to presentation and even added sprinkles, but I couldn’t eat it because it was made out of play … Continue reading

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Sharing the Water of Life

Oasis en cuenca de deflación – Gabron, Mandara (Libia) – 01 by Banco de Imágenes Geológicas is licensed under CC BY 2.0 The land was dry and arid. It rarely rained. Because of this the desert had no vegetation and … Continue reading

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