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You Say Grace

You Say Grace

I recently read this quote by GK Chesterton: “You say grace before meals. All right. But I say grace before the concert and the opera, and grace before the play and pantomime, and grace before I open a book, and grace before painting, swimming, fencing, boxing, walking, playing, dancing, and grace before I dip the…

Morning Shower or Night Shower?

Morning Shower or Night Shower?

I always used to shower in the morning. I’d go for a walk or run and when I came back I’d shower and then get ready for the day. Now I don’t get up for exercise. My nine month old wakes me and I run after him most days until he goes to bed. So…

God’s Hour

God's Hour

Dear Reader, For the last 10 years I have been following the REAP process of writing devotions. I have decided to write a little differently now, sharing where I see God in my everyday life. I understand this is a change to what you’ve come to expect so if you don’t want to receive this…

Back To Bed

Back To Bed

There are some days when you think it would be better for the world if you just climbed back into bed Ezekiel 19:1-14 Reference: “This is a lament and is to be used as a lament.” (Ezekiel 19:14b NIV) Explore: It was just one of those days. I had woken up on the wrong side of…

The Morning Alarm

The Morning Alarm

Every weekday morning I drag myself out of bed, chastising myself for not going to bed earlier the night before. Psalm 3:1-8 Reference: I lie down and sleep; I wake again, because the Lord sustains me. (Psalm 3:5 NIV) Explore: My alarm goes off at 4.15am. I may be considered a morning person, but this…

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