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God Carries the Anxieties of the World

Anxiety is a real problem for many people. According to recent research, 6% of people in the UK suffer with a generalized anxiety disorder¹ and most of the rest of us will have to contend with different levels of anxiety as … Continue reading

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The One About the Slippery Slope

Have you ever wondered how Judas the disciple of Jesus become Judas the betrayer of Jesus? It’s quite a change to go from a loyal follower of Jesus to become the person who started the chain of events that led to his arrest, … Continue reading

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The not so great escape

A few months ago I came across a lamb while I was out on a walk. As I approached it, it ran towards the nearby fence and squirmed underneath and back into the field with all of the other sheep. This happy little lamb … Continue reading

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The one about my handwriting not being very good

My handwriting is awful and illegible to the point where even I can’t read it sometimes! Whenever I am at a meeting and it is suggested that we should all write our thoughts on post-it notes or feedback sheets, my heart sinks … Continue reading

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If you are going to talk to yourself, say something good!

Once there was a person who was going through such a terrible time that their problems made them physically ill. Within their depression and misery they cried out, Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put … Continue reading

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The line between normal and strange has blurred a bit

‘The line between normal and strange has blurred a bit’. I came across this quote while reading an article about ’10 things that change once you’ve lived overseas’. It perfectly describes having to live within a new culture where people … Continue reading

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The irony of freedom behind a fence

I love irony and when I found this picture on the net yesterday it really made me smile. The statue of William Wallace with the word ‘FREEDOM’ stands fenced off and trapped and surely this is as ironic as things … Continue reading

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Faster, fighting and forgiveness

I recently watched the film ‘Faster’ starring Dwayne The Rock Johnson as ‘the Driver’. He is released from prison and sets about finding and killing the people who killed his brother. An assassin is sent to stop him and there … Continue reading

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