Monthly Archives: July 2017

Count the Cost

Compromise costs Conflict confuses Commitment is costly. Two take all you have The other requires it. Give all you have freely. Freely freely you have received, freely freely give.  Matthew 10:8

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Listening but not hearing Eli understood God was speaking to Samuel, but Samuel had not yet learned to recognise His voice. Listening is the first step. Hearing the second Checking the third. Understanding the third. Acting upon it the fourth. 1 Sam. 3:4-10

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Be Intentional

Have you lost someone precious to you? Or some thing? Do you have a deep chasm within Which feels so empty You think nothing could ever fill it? Are you grieving over lost dreams And missed opportunities? Don’t feed that emptiness Fill it. You can’t build on a vacuum All future plans will falter And be engulfed By the shifting sand Of disillusionment And despair. Put a cornerstone in place. Don’t build a monument of misery To the bruised and broken places Build an altar of intention To create A treasury of truth Each stone a foundation To build on Stepping stones To walk a new way Accompanied by Hope … Continue reading

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The Love Force

What a lesson enforced rest is!  Psalm 23 comes to mind.  Sheep are often considered stupid!  The good shepherd thinks for them.  ‘HE MAKES me lie down in green pastures HE LEADS me besides still waters HE RESTORES my soul. ‘ He initiates what is good for us if we can’t fathom it out for ourselves.  Sometimes it is only when we are struck down we realise God’s laws are for our own good. He will use whatever it takes. Sometimes we learn the hard way! Yet we know NOTHING can separate us from the Love of God.  Rom 8:31-39

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Although all of my blogs come from my personal relationship with God, listening to what God is saying to me first, I don’t usually write a personal blog. I feel compelled to for this one. In the week I had a serious fall. My feet were taken from under me with no warning or time to call out. I didn’t need to. I experienced Isaiah 65:24 ‘Before they call I will answer them.’ I experienced Psalm 91:11-12 ‘For He shall give His angels charge over you, to keep you in all your ways. In their hands they shall bear you up, lest you dash your foot against a stone.’ Had … Continue reading

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