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It’s Your Superpower too!
He spoke to me in a moment that I wasn’t feeling my best. I had a lot on my mind and I was feeling weighed down but he didn’t know that. He said ‘I’m glad you are going to be … Continue reading
The Parable of the Plants
I was looking through some photos of storm Doris in action and I noticed the two plants in this picture. They were planted at the same time and have received the same care but they look very different. What can … Continue reading
The One About Labels
Whilst I was helping to run a prayer space recently I was given these three stickers. It started with someone giving me the one that says Graeme and this was closely followed by my daughter giving me the crazy man … Continue reading
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The One About the White Stone
It’s amazing how easily we forget things that are really important! Yesterday, I was given a white stone and it reminded me of something important that had helped and challenged me a few months ago. I have been away at the excellent EBA Ministers … Continue reading
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The One About Insecure Wi-fi
I logged into some WI-FI while I was away recently and I got an error message on my laptop saying that the ‘WI-FI was insecure’. My understanding is that my antivirus software was trying to warn me that anything that … Continue reading
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It’s Nice to Feel Appreciated
A few days ago, one of the church members here at Orchard Baptist posted this on our church Facebook page: ‘5 years today since our pastor Graeme Ross was inducted, just want to say how blessed we have been since you and your … Continue reading
The one about the Head Teachers Award
So, I finished a school assembly and the staff were handing out stickers and certificates for achievements. I like seeing children praised, especially when it’s for things that were challenging or hard for them. As I was about to leave, … Continue reading
It’s People Day! Who will you appreciate and say thank you to?
Yesterday was Mothers Day when many people told their mums how much they appreciate them. I’ve decided that today is People Day when I’m hoping that we will all tell other people how much we appreciate them. It feels to … Continue reading
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You need to realise how good you are
Today is a special day in our house. It is my youngest daughter’s birthday and she has asked for a geocaching themed birthday. Yesterday we went geocaching and we found 18 between us and today we are going to have … Continue reading
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How do you see yourself?
Who am I? How we see ourselves will determine how we live our lives. You can have all the skills and ability to accomplish a task but if you don’t believe in yourself then you will fail. Many of us can … Continue reading