Tag Archives: peace

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 Ofsted Inspection

I can’t remember the last time that I had more than one teacher tell me ‘that theme was so appropriate for today’ following a school assembly. When this happened a few days ago, it was such an encouraging end to a … 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 Geocache That Seemed Impossible

How are we ever going to get that down was my dominant thought as we approached. The geocache we were hunting for was in a tree about 15 ft up and it looked impossible to get down. Some of my children wanted to … Continue reading

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The one about the cows who weren’t as scary as they looked

I met some scary looking cows recently. As we walked past their field they all moved toward the fence and these two (who reminded me of a pair of nightclub bouncers) just stared at me. They were fenced in and so they … Continue reading

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Stories of childhood in WW2 and the lessons we can learn

I had an inspiring conversation recently with a group of people who were children during the WW2. They told me about doodlebugs (missile like flying bombs) and the sound they used to make so that you knew they were coming. … Continue reading

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The one about missing the bus

We were just in time but the bus had left a few minutes early, so my son missed it. As a result I had to drive him on the 55 mile round trip to his college. How should I feel? Should I … Continue reading

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Don’t let worries kill you, let the church help

I love this picture. It makes me laugh every time I see it but it also makes me sad because it can be true. Gandhi said: I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so … Continue reading

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Don’t let worry kill you, let the Church help!

I love this picture. It makes me laugh every time I see it but it also makes me sad because it can be true. Gandhi said: I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so … Continue reading

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Peace at last?

Some of these pictures look more peaceful than others, but in which of them is the peace of God found? The Bible says that ‘God’s peace exceeds anything we can understand’ (Philippians 4.7) so why would we assume that his … Continue reading

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