Tag Archives: trust in God

The Numerous Health and Safety Breaches in the Crossing of the Jordan River

If the crossing of the Jordan river happened today, perhaps someone would write a letter like this one: Dear Sirs, I am writing to report a serious health and safety breach and I recommend that immediate action is taken against … Continue reading

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The One Where I Forgot the Tent Pegs

So, we got to the campsite and carefully picked the spot for our tent. We unloaded the car and began putting the poles into the canvas and that is when we realized that I had forgotten to pack the tent … Continue reading

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The One about Awesome Bubble Blowing

Yesterday there was a fun day organized by some of the churches in Colchester. It really was a lot of fun and there were so many great things to do and try. (Those of you who regularly read my blog won’t be surprised … Continue reading

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Why ‘You can do it!’ is sometimes the wrong thing to say

Walt Disney said, ‘All our Dreams come true if we have the courage to pursue them’. I have to say that I mostly love this quote. I love the idea that if we are motivated to reach our potential then great … Continue reading

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If I am unavailable you could always try God

When people seem disturbed that I might not be available to work for the church on my day off I say, If I am unavailable you could always try God. Makes you think doesn’t it. I wonder who or what … Continue reading

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The one about the big BUT

I wanted to share a little of my sermon from this morning where I talked about big BUTs. You might have a big BUT more often than you think. For example, say you have an urge to go to the beach and decide … Continue reading

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I’m watching you

We recently found some frogs hopping across our garden and my oldest daughter really wanted to get her hands on one. She said that she wanted to see what it felt like, but I secretly think that she wanted to kiss … Continue reading

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The epic walk home from school that took two hours

So, a few days ago my daughter asked if we could walk home from school rather than driving. We did this the very next day and believe it or not it took us just over two hours. The school is two … Continue reading

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If you are going to talk to yourself, say something good!

Once there was a person who was going through such a terrible time that their problems made them physically ill. Within their depression and misery they cried out, Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put … Continue reading

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The one where the reeds bowed down

So, we were going for a walk and as we walked past some reeds they bowed down to us. Why would this be? Did they recognise our awesomeness or was there something else at work? As I looked at the … Continue reading

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