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No longer spooked

Faithwriters.com Challenge entry 4th August 2016 – Intermediate – Topic:Eerie When I was about 10 years old I we lived in a small town in Wiltshire, in the South West of the United Kingdom. My parents were the local Salvation … Continue reading

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Keep heading north

Submitted for Faithwriters.com writing challenge 5th May 2016 Topic: North. Awareded 3rd Place at Intermediate level. Gruff teenage voice: “Which way now?” Squeaky voice: “I don’t know. I just need to get a GPS fix and we’ll be fine.” “You’ve … Continue reading

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Indefatigable

Orignially submitted to the Faithwriters.com Writing challenge 18 February 2016. (This entry is appropriate this week since Commisioner Harry Williams was “Promoted to Glory” – as we say in The Salvation Army – last Sunday 7th August 2016 at the age of … Continue reading

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Are my days planned?

I’m in his hands, I’m in his hands Whate’er the future holds,  I’m in his hands. The days I cannot see have all been planned for me; His way is best, you see. I’m in his hands.              John Gowans Some … Continue reading

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Book Review – People of the book

What do a rare butterfly, some wine stains, a white cat hair and a few grains of salt have in common? They are all clues to the remarkable history of an ancient book that has criss-crossed Europe for over six … Continue reading

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Review : Seeing in the Dark

Everyone faces challenges in life. Most them aren’t huge,  and we  take them in our stride. But others determine the course of your life for better or worse. Generally it’s the survivors who tell their stories. Men like Nick Vujicic, … Continue reading

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A little soil is enough

I’m looking down into the Slitrig as it emerges from under the Tower Mill. As you would expect, the rocks at the waterside are covered in moss with a few ferns. But there are also several dandelions and a couple … Continue reading

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Encouraging podcasts from The Salvation Army

Some time ago I subscribed to a Heart2Heart on Ministry Matters, a podcast from The Salvation Army but didn’t listen to any of them. I’ve been trying to catch up on podcasts as well as checking out some of the … Continue reading

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Hanging on to me

(Journal 25/08/2007 08:05) Reading Larry Crabb’s book “Inside Out” confirms my attempts at self-preservation. I seem to be getting even further away from the 1 Corinthians 13 ideal of love, yet it seems to draw me even more. I want … Continue reading

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