Category Archives: do not be afraid

From Terror to a Trial: a Rollercoaster of Emotions

It’s okay to feel emotional, but we need to consider how we cope with and continue when our emotions mean that we want to curl up and hide. Jesus prayed, ‘and being in anguish, he prayed more earnestly, and his sweat was like … Continue reading

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A bully called Goliath – A story written by a 5 year old

This morning, my daughter wrote a story about David & Goliath and here it is: Once upon a time there was a boy called David. One day he went to see his brothers and when he got there was a big, … Continue reading

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Who’s afraid of tenpin bowling?

So, I took my daughter to a party at our local ten pin bowling place. She had been really excited for a long time about going but as we walked through the door she looked at me and said that she didn’t want … Continue reading

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The story of crispy bear: Are we hiding in a cave or living in the light?

‘Tonight, we’ll hear the story of Crispy Bear. A long time ago, this little bear was alive. She was alive, because she listened to her father, so she was happy. [Eep sighs] But Crispy had one terrible problem, she was … Continue reading

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Daniel and the Scary Sleepover

I’ve been reading the Jesus Storybook Bible (actually it’s a bit advanced for me, I have been reading it to my daughters). We’ve recently reached the Daniel and the scary sleepover chapter. We’ve enjoyed the book which is really well written. … Continue reading

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The great escape that was a mistake

A few days ago, my wife looked out the window and noticed that Nibbles (one of our Guinea pigs) had escaped. What was really strange was that he was frantically trying to get back into the cage. Nibbles had got … Continue reading

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Facing the storms and stresses of life

If you are in the UK, how have you felt about this weekend’s thunder storms? Are you afraid or do the storms make no difference to you? A lot of us who aren’t too worried might feel differently if we … Continue reading

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Are you afraid of the dark?

When I was younger so much younger than today I worked as a youth worker. On one occasion I took a group of preteens to an organized day of games at a local forest. The games were mainly complicated versions … Continue reading

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The one with the ruined castle

We recently enjoyed a holiday in Norfolk with my wife’s sister and her family who are in the UK from New Zealand. We had a great time together and as part of our visit we went to visit Castle Acre … Continue reading

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Should this chicken feel afraid?

One of the funniest things I have seen in life is a chicken coming out of fast food restaurant that specialized in fried chicken. The chicken much like the one in this picture seemed quite relaxed not knowing how close it … Continue reading

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