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Beginning of the end …. or end of the beginning?

Naomi and Job must have felt their worlds were ending. In five short verses, Ruth Chapter 1 paints a picture of a family in exile due to famine, the death of Naomi’s husband followed by a brief moment of snatched happiness … Continue reading

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All about The Boss

It’s not about me … it’s about Him.  It’s not about my imperfections (God knows – He does! – that I’ll never be perfect, never even be ‘good enough’ – for whom?  For myself?  For others who tell me I’m … Continue reading

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Loving angels instead …

Being a Gabriel (by marriage), I nowadays just confirm my surname over the phone or in person by saying, ‘You know, like the Angel at Christmas …’  Not everyone does know, but most smile at least. I like angels. A … Continue reading

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Living in the valley, not up on the mountain top

I am a teacher.  There … I’ve said it.  And as much as this job may frustrate me at times (being my own ‘thorn in my flesh’ as Paul describes in 2 Corinthians 12 v 7), it is something I … Continue reading

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I Asked God

Originally posted on Morning Story and Dilbert:
Vintage DilbertMay 20, 2000 I asked God to take away my pride. And God said “No”. He said it was not for him to take away, but for me to give it up.…

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Tackling the tongue

I have a friend: little to my large, young and enthusiastic to my sometimes cynical and jaded self, alluring and gorgeous Stevie to my lumbering Miranda (if you’re a fan of Miranda Hart, you’ll understand the reference!) One of the things I … Continue reading

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Trying to walk on water …

Have been silent for a while, as have been getting to grips with my new job. Which has been going swimmingly, since you ask, and which I have been enjoying immensely. Bit of a blip here and there since I started … Continue reading

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