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Fearfully and Wonderfully Made [book]

In a sense, this sort of starts as a book review and ends as a blog post… I first read this book quite some time ago.  It is by Paul Brand (and Philip Yancey – my impression is that Paul … Continue reading

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Let me clarify at the start (can you clarify before saying anything?  Probably not…).  This is not simply an excuse to display a bunch of holiday snaps.  But Joshua and I had a little trip to some historical sites on … Continue reading

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New beginnings … every day.

There’s been another long gap in my blog posting…  And I’m mulling over the need for another ‘new beginning’ – a kick up the backside (which is difficult to do to oneself with any sort of force) and a fresh … Continue reading

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Weeding, Watering and Watching.

A couple of weeks ago, I started on a job that was long overdue.  It’s a job that had become long overdue because I really don’t enjoy doing it and the longer it was left, the bigger the job became.  … Continue reading

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Praise through the tears.

I wrote over at BigBible this week about the Holy Habit of praise. I said that developing the habit of praise in the good times might help us to praise God still when the good times vanish and the bad … Continue reading

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The Vicar of Baghdad [book]

“Some people are dead.  It is another normal day.” Life in Baghdad:  not exactly a walk in the park. This book is the remarkable story of Andrew White, whose ministry has taken him to serving God and people in Baghdad.  … Continue reading

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