Category Archives: Loving God

People are more important than Possessions

When thinking about Jesus sending out his 12 disciples, I’ve often focused on what he told them not to take. Reading it again recently in Mark 6, it struck me that there are two things that Jesus made sure that … Continue reading

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You’ve left your Heart at Home

As I heard the text message alert on my phone, I thought about stopping but then decided I would read it when I got to my destination which was only a few miles away. On arrival I had a real ‘Oh … Continue reading

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You always tell Santa NOT to give me a Present

As we talked about how we couldn’t visit Santa because he was no longer in his grotto,  I certainly wasn’t expecting my daughter to say ‘That’s okay, you always tell Santa NOT to give me a present anyway!’ This happened … Continue reading

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This is my Mum, she’s an Author

When they were camping recently, my daughter introduced Tracey to some children she was playing with by saying, ‘This is my mum, she’s an author’. Tracey had just signed a contract to have a book published and it is wonderful the … Continue reading

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I Would if it was for Someone who I Really Cared About

My son, David went on a train for the first time a few days ago. He went BY HIMSELF! to London and traveled on the underground and Tracey and I were immensely proud of him. My other son came with me to pick David up … Continue reading

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I need my Mummy

All the other children were heading out to their own groups, but Sophia ran back into the church shouting ‘I need my mummy’. Remarkably, Sophia’s mum managed to play the keyboard and look after her toddler for the rest of the … Continue reading

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We Are Family, Right?

I was looking through some old pictures and I came across this photo of an activity we did at church. Everyone was invited to put their fingerprint onto the canvas as a sign that our individuality makes up a united … 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 one where the kids wouldn’t eat their tea

So, our girls wouldn’t eat their tea last night. Just after they had got down from the table, Tracey was going out and the girls rushed over to kiss her and to tell her how much they loved her. Her … Continue reading

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Do I love Sully or Kitty more?

So, I was walking to school with my daughter who looked at me and asked, Do I love Sully or Kitty best? A bit of background might help. On her birthday she was given Kitty who she carried around everywhere … Continue reading

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