Category Archives: happiness

Are you green with envy?

As I look through my Facebook feed there are more and more of my friend’s holiday pictures appearing each day. How do you feel when you see people’s holiday pictures? When you see someone pictured somewhere you have always wanted to go or … Continue reading

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The one where everyone shouted Malachi

We had just got to the point in the service where the children leave to go to their own groups. As I told them it was time to go everyone shouted MALACHI at me. It sounds weird, right, but it actually … Continue reading

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She wasn’t having her best day but then we found some muddy puddles and things changed

It’s been a tough few months for our family. We have had a lot of illness, a lot of pressure and some difficult choices to make. When life is hard we often feel tired and tiredness can lead to withdrawal … Continue reading

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Love all Serve all

Love All Serve All demonstrates God’s love to tennis fans during Wimbledon by a team going out at night, handing out free drinks and cookies, offering prayer and conversation. It is essentially the local churches welcoming tennis fans to Wimbledon. You … Continue reading

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The one where I was happy and sad at the same time

My friend Nick has been asked to become the Eastern Baptist Association’s third Regional Minister. I am so happy because Nick will be great in this role but I am also sad because he will move away from Colchester. Nick, … Continue reading

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The one with the chocolate gorilla

Today I am driving to Oxford for a meeting with some missionaries who we support as a part of our wider church family. I am meeting with them and representatives of the organisation they work with to talk about their … Continue reading

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The one where my daughter was brave

Yesterdays blog finished with a picture and Bible verses about God lifting us out of the mud and giving us a solid place to stand. I wanted a picture as a background for the verses but couldn’t find what I … Continue reading

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Do you love Happy?

If you have not heard ‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams then I don’t know what planet you have been living on. It’s such a great song and listening to it will make most people feel happier (my daughter has just let … Continue reading

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