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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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I Would if it was for Someone who I Really Cared About

My son, David went on a train for the first time a few days ago. He went BY HIMSELF! to London and traveled on the underground and Tracey and I were immensely proud of him. My other son came with me to pick David up … Continue reading

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What are you afraid of?

So, the carrot looks afraid of the rabbit which is ironic because in real life, the two people in the costumes are good friends. You can even watch them together on youtube if you don’t believe me (I’ll post a … 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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The one where I was scared

Okay, so this is a bit of an embarrassing story but I think that it’s worth telling. I was delivering leaflets recently and as I bent down to post one I saw something large (this thing was huge) through the glass and it was … Continue reading

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The parable (and true story) of the toy plane

Once there was a boy who was given a toy plane for Christmas. He was desperate to fly it but he had had to be patient as the plane needed lots and lots of room to fly in. At last, the day came when … Continue reading

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Who’s afraid of tenpin bowling?

So, I took my daughter to a party at our local ten pin bowling place. She had been really excited for a long time about going but as we walked through the door she looked at me and said that she didn’t want … Continue reading

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Are you afraid of the dark?

When I was younger so much younger than today I worked as a youth worker. On one occasion I took a group of preteens to an organized day of games at a local forest. The games were mainly complicated versions … Continue reading

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The one where my daughter was brave

Yesterdays blog finished with a picture and Bible verses about God lifting us out of the mud and giving us a solid place to stand. I wanted a picture as a background for the verses but couldn’t find what I … Continue reading

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