Category Archives: rest

The one about the Flat Battery

So, I ran out at high-speed and jumped into the car and as I turned the key and the engine did nothing :(. The car had a flat battery because we had only used it for very short journeys for a few … Continue reading

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I’ve changed and I’m not going back

I’ve had a really busy few weeks. You know, the sort where you need at least 30 hours in a day to get everything done that needs doing. What has dawned on me amongst all of this busyness is that I am … Continue reading

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Soul service?

As part of a recent birthday celebration, we had breakfast at a local Premier Inn (I wonder if I should ask them to sponsor this blog post?) The Premier Inn breakfast is especially good value for a family of 6, because … Continue reading

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A Fragile Fence and a Sandcastle that wouldn’t Survive

I have had a really busy few days and yesterday afternoon I was feeling quite overwhelmed with my long list of jobs. I must look tired because someone I saw recently messaged me and asked me when my next day … Continue reading

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If you need Renewing, Refreshing and Recharging then Read on

Do you ever feel tired and drained by life? I have been feeling more tired than usual recently and I woke up this morning with these words in my head: The faithful love of the Lord never ends! His mercies … Continue reading

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Back to life, back to reality

Lots of us are returning to normal life after a Christmas spent having fun, relaxing and eating too much. That first day back at work after a holiday can be a killer and it’s all too easy to spend our lives regretting … Continue reading

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Tiredness and finding strength in God

I don’t know if it’s to do with the time of the year or some other reason, but lots of people who I know feel really tired. I know several people who are dreading Christmas and all the preparation it can … Continue reading

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Do you ever feel too busy?

Do you ever feel too busy? You know, those times when you have too much on and life feels overly full. This is a part of life that is inevitable, sometimes we have a lot on and it is just … Continue reading

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You are not a salmon

The salmon spends its life relentlessly trying to get upstream, with ceaseless endeavour it fights the currents of massive rivers, drags itself over rocks and shallow water, forces its way up huge waterfalls. never stops, never rests just battles and … Continue reading

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Have a break, have a …..

I had a busy weekend and on my way to a school assembly yesterday morning I felt exhausted. I arrived early and sat in the hall and was surprised by how quiet it was. I sat and thought about the … Continue reading

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