Tag archive: past

Breaking Bones

Breaking Bones

I found myself to be totally reliant on my mother.  Acts 14:1-7 Reference: where they continued to preach the gospel. (Acts 14:7 NIV) Explore: When I was 13 I broke my finger playing mixed netball. In my first year of secondary school I found myself to be totally reliant on my mother. Because I only…

What’s In Your Shadow?

What's In Your Shadow?

I was surprised to hear that I was still highly regarded Acts 5:12-16 Reference: As a result, people brought the sick into the streets and laid them on beds and mats so that at least Peter’s shadow might fall on some of them as he passed by. (Acts 5:15 NIV) Explore: I was recently talking…

The Glorified Past

The Glorified Past

The problem with glorifying the past is that we don’t appreciate the present or see the possibilities for the future. Psalm 137:1-9 Reference: By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept when we remembered Zion. (Psalm 137:1 TNIV) Explore: History can have a powerful pull on our lives. We can often look back with…

Time To Reflect

Time To Reflect

A Christian radio station uses my blogs as a devotion for their listeners. They recently noticed that the blurb they use to describe me was out of date. It had been written over five years ago as it said I had three foster children. Since that time I’ve had a foster grandchild as well as…

An Empty Room

An Empty Room

This image may just look like an empty room to you. But to me it holds lots of meaning and memories. This was the room I prepared as I waited for my new-born baby to arrive. This is the room I spent night after night feeding and caring for my baby. This is the room…

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