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Time to Reflect: Running Away from Responsibilities or doing something Really Important?
Although I have so much to get done and there so many possible things that could occupy my time, over these next few days I’m taking some time to pause and reflect. It started this morning with a gathering to reflect … Continue reading
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Do you ever feel like life is too busy?
Do you ever feel like life is too busy? Do you think that it is God’s intention that we are really busy? Those of you who follow my blog will have noticed that I have written a lot less over the … Continue reading
Since when did serving God come to mean that we always have to be really busy?
At the beginning of this year I realized that I had several days of holiday entitlement that I had not taken and the leadership team of the church encouraged me to make sure I took these days off. My teenage … Continue reading
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Make sure that you don’t get Overstretched
I went to visit someone recently who I know is going through a really hard time. We talked and prayed and as I got up to leave they said ‘make sure that you don’t get overstretched’. This person is actually entitled to say ‘could … 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
The one about the Flat Battery
So, I ran out at high-speed and jumped into the car and as I turned the key and the engine did nothing :(. The car had a flat battery because we had only used it for very short journeys for a few … Continue reading
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Tiredness and finding strength in God
I don’t know if it’s to do with the time of the year or some other reason, but lots of people who I know feel really tired. I know several people who are dreading Christmas and all the preparation it can … Continue reading
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You are not a salmon
The salmon spends its life relentlessly trying to get upstream, with ceaseless endeavour it fights the currents of massive rivers, drags itself over rocks and shallow water, forces its way up huge waterfalls. never stops, never rests just battles and … Continue reading
Posted in Faith, Life in all it's fullness, rest, Who am I Tagged find rest in God, jason statham, psalm 62 5, rest, sabbath, work from a place of rest, you are not a salmon 1 Comment