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Resting in God’s Presence.

Thoughts from this week were captured on Pause for Thought today, which you can hear here.  Where do you pray? Or Where do you go to pray? Where do you feel most comfortable? On a chair, beanbag, big cushion, hammock, on the lawn or sand…….?  Sometimes we may feel it’s easier to pray if we’re somewhere we feel […]

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Encourage One Another!

These past few weeks have been difficult for many of us as the full impact of new restrictions take hold on our everyday lives. In these difficult circumstances, how do we find encouragement whilst at the same time seeking to help one another? Scripture uses the imagery of being part of a body and a […]

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Wait Patiently!

Hope you are all safe and well.  In our prayer triplet this week, we had a general sense of treacle. Not much sign of improvement and a feeling of being on an ongoing hamster wheel. Hope this psalm 40 helps you as it did for us. 1 I waited patiently for the LORD; he turned […]

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God’s Camaraderie!

Last Monday I had a very enjoyable visit to Beamish Open-Air Museum and although not all the exhibits were open, my favourite, the pit village was.  Looking around I couldn’t help but shudder as I considered the hardship these men and boys endured as they descended into the dark and dangerous world below. What took […]

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Angels

Acts 10 – Looking at this chapter and I met Cornelius again and enjoyed the extra-ordinary reminder of the work of angels.  I have considered the devotion that Cornelius had in his life to God, the prejudice highlighted in the chapter and looked at my own life as I think about where I have seen […]

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