Category Archives: Little encouragements

Sensory Overload in the Light of Christ

Argh!!  The lights are too bright!  Please, please will you turn the light off?  May I shut the blinds and curtains?  Argh!!  The light is still glinting menacingly, reflecting off the window ledges, through the cracks in the blind and … Continue reading

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A tree is known by its fruits

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Every second of every minute of every hour of every day of every week of every month of every year, people reveal who they are through the fruits of their lives. The way…

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Wild Flowers & Noble Vines

There once was upon a time, in my younger days, when I had been taking great delight in building up my little back garden.  I had a pretty, brick, raised flowerbed built for me that made me feel very happy … Continue reading

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The Breath of God

I just want to share with you this poem I wrote many years ago, whilst living in a large, industrial town in England, when there was very little opportunity for me to get into the countryside that I so desperately … Continue reading

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Tightrope Walking?

Have you ever felt that you keep stumbling and failing the Lord with the way perhaps that you react to people and situations?  I know I have felt that way on several occasions, and never more so than the time … Continue reading

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Pierce My Ear O Lord

Why The Slave Refused His Freedom The Lord pierced my heart seven years ago with a little bit of scripture of a pierced ear.  It was one of those occasions that God took me completely by surprise.  I was just … Continue reading

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Selfies Or Selfless

Another year behind us and more wrinkles ahead of us!  I don’t mean to insult anyone but the aging process happens daily to us all, without fail.  However, I have just found a cheat’s way to avoid such issues, as … Continue reading

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All Flesh is as Grass

Having spent the spring and summer rejuvenating my long-neglected lawn it was still a surprise to hear the Lord say to me recently, “All Flesh is as Grass”.  How is it so?  What is the scripture reference to this quote?  … Continue reading

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A Basket Case for the Lord

Are you a useful vessel for the Lord, however you may be feeling today?  A little wobbly like wicker-work or solid as oak, the Lord is always willing to use you if you are willing to give yourself in His … Continue reading

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A Matter of Perspective

I have just been remembering something important that I learnt from the Lord some years ago.   At the time I was Home Educating my three sons who were small boys and we were living in what felt to me like … Continue reading

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