Tag Archives: being open to change

The Shock of Finding Snow after we thought that all the Snow had Melted

Yesterday my wife and I went for a walk and we were astonished to come across snow. Most of the snow where we live has melted and most of the places we went on our walk were also snow free. … Continue reading

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How do we Measure Success?: People really are are more important than Statistics

The stats counter on this blog has just ticked past 100,000 hits and as a result of this and some other things I have been pondering what success is and how we measure it. 100,000 hits in three and a … Continue reading

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Time for a Clear Out?

In the not too distant future we are going to have our garage converted into a bedroom and an office. The church only decided on Sunday to do the work and already Tracey has spent a whole day beginning to tidy the garage … Continue reading

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How is your life being shaped?

Sometimes, when I am asked to speak to a group of people about my faith I start by giving them some play dough to make something with. The activity is a lot of fun and it is amazing what people come … Continue reading

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The God Who Opens Doors

God says, ‘I have opened a door for you that no one can close’ (Revelation 3.8). It is so encouraging to be reminded that God is all powerful and that he can open doors and surprise us as he opens things … Continue reading

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The One About Sleeping Peacefully

Have you ever thought about how daft the phrase sleeping like a baby is? Babies do sleep peacefully at times, but they are also helpless. If they have a wet or dirty nappy, they have been sick or they feel unwell … Continue reading

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The one about masks

At a recent family event at Orchard Baptist we thought about superheroes and the children who wanted to made masks. There were some really impressive creations and we got this great picture of some of some of the children at … Continue reading

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The one about the Pig Popper

So, I bought a pig popper for £2.67 and I had fairly low expectations because of the price but it is actually a really great toy. I was expecting something quite small and flimsy, but as you can see from … Continue reading

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The one about Jeremy Clarkson

So, Jeremy is not having his contract renewed. The odd thing is that some people think that he should. Over 1 million people have signed a petition calling for the Top Gear star to be reinstated with no consequences or even … Continue reading

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The roadworks that made my journey easier

Don’t you hate roadworks? The county council have decided to do some roadworks right in the middle of what has been the most congested area that I drive my son through each day. I was a bit annoyed when I … Continue reading

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