Tag Archives: rely on God

The one about being Ordinary and Amazing at the same time

As they listened to the two men who were on trial, the members of the council were amazed. It was fairly obvious from the way they talked that they weren’t professionals but there was something about the way that they … Continue reading

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If we believe that God is enough why do we feel like we have to be enough as well?

If I go into a shop to buy something that costs £10 and I have £10 note then I have enough to pay. There is no need for me to worry about whether I have any extra money because I … Continue reading

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Is this person holding on or climbing up?

Would you say that this person holding on or climbing up? When life is hard we can feel like we are clinging on but in better times we might feel like we are making good progress. How’s life for you? Are you … Continue reading

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How Rita being away reminded me of the importance of the Presence of God

So, Rita was away yesterday and my afternoon was really stressful without her. On Thursdays we run ‘Afternoon Fellowship’ at Orchard Baptist which involves a few (mainly elderly) people gathering for a short service which is followed by tea and biscuits. … Continue reading

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Do you ever get that sinking feeling?

Do you ever get that sinking feeling? This was the experience of most of the balloons that we brought home yesterday. When we went to bed they were all floating but in the morning only one had enough helium left to … Continue reading

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I need my Mummy

All the other children were heading out to their own groups, but Sophia ran back into the church shouting ‘I need my mummy’. Remarkably, Sophia’s mum managed to play the keyboard and look after her toddler for the rest of the … Continue reading

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Prepare New Cartridge?

So, we bought a new all singing and all dancing* printer copier for the church. The sales blurb told us that the high-capacity toner cartridges would produce 3000 copies and so I was surprised to get a warning to ‘prepare … Continue reading

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The Fruit Tree That Was Left On The Shelf

My daughter took this fruit tree to her school Christmas party. Her teacher was so worried about it getting knocked over that she put it safely on a high shelf where it was found again (still very safe) after the party. The teacher was … Continue reading

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The One Where I Felt Hopeless

This is a picture that was posted at the bottom of my blog yesterday and looking at it didn’t make me feel too good! When you write a post on WordPress, it analyzes your article and tries to suggest related … Continue reading

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I’m not really Batman you know!

So, I asked Batman to pass me something that I had dropped and he looked at me and said ‘I’m not really Batman you know’. This all happened when I was tidying up after a children’s party and I didn’t know which child … Continue reading

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