Tag Archives: God loves us

Looking through the lens of life or the lens of God?

Often we look at God through the lens of life. How different would things be if we looked at life through the lens of God? Our circumstances and how we are feeling can make a difference to how we view … Continue reading

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The One Where My Daughter Left Me Speechless

So, we were discussing how to interpret a picture and I knew what I was expecting my daughter to say but her answer left me speechless. We sometimes use a creative form of prayer called ‘prayer pictures’ in church where we project … Continue reading

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God’s Unfailing Love

I’ve been reading the Psalms and I’ve noticed how frequently ‘God’s unfailing love’ is mentioned’ In contrast to this, we live in a culture where things are disposable and where very little is built to last. Is the idea of … Continue reading

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The One About True Love

Some thoughts about true love as a gift to you all this Valentines day. Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, … Continue reading

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110%?

Did you hear about the pack of ham that was labelled as containing 110% pork? It’s quite funny, but according to Aldi, who were selling the ham, the % sign should have said grams next to it. Image source: Imgur … Continue reading

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The One About Cheering Parents

I just got back from a choir competition that my daughter was taking part in. My standout memory of the evening was a fanatical mum cheering wildly for her child in what was probably the worst performance of the night. The … Continue reading

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The One About The Best Treat Without Any Tricks

Jesus said that a good parent wouldn’t give their child a snake if they had been asked for a fish and that they wouldn’t give a scorpion if they had been asked for an egg. He then went on to say that … Continue reading

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The One About The Red Carpet

So, yesterday it was the world premiere of the new James Bond film, Spectre and there was a red carpet to greet and welcome the people who had a ticket. A red carpet sends out the message to the people invited that they are special and important. As … Continue reading

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She was so important but we don’t know her name

On one occasion when Jesus showed that he values people who society thinks are worthless, the gospel writers recorded what happened but they didn’t include the name of the woman involved. Whilst it may be that the names weren’t available to … Continue reading

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God isn’t a father, he is The Father

Father’s day is a lot like marmite, you either love it or you hate it. Which is it for you? Are you looking forward to it or can you not wait for it to be over? You may be looking forward … Continue reading

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