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Advent Book Club 2017: Unearthly Beauty by Magdalen Smith Day 2: Andrew

She lost me when she said that being a disciple of John the Baptist was perhaps a hint of spiritual discipline already woven into Andrew’s life. Historically my understanding is that John the Baptist was a radical revolutionary attempting to … Continue reading

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Topsy-turvy

Topsy-turvy kingdom rules – Surely these were made for fools! Things that Jesus says – though jewels, they Turn things on their head. ‘Work for God’s kingdom night and day – Don’t count the cost!’ we’ve heard Him say. But … Continue reading

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Voices

Ceaseless whispers hissing in my soul, Voices urging loss of self-control. ‘Hurt, destroy yourself! You don’t belong! These people are too good for you! Be gone!’ Ceaseless whispers sending me away, Away into dark tomb where light of day No … Continue reading

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Driven by love

Burning like fire in the heart of the soul, Jesus, the Son of God, comes to make whole All those who lie dead in darkness and night – Jesus, the Son of God, comes to bring light. Reaching out, touching … Continue reading

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God in all things?

  God in all things? Truly? Is God in all things? A beautiful sunset, a sleeping child, A rose in bloom, a mother’s smile… A father’s strong hand, a lover’s caress, A hug from a friend, my deepest distress… Hold … Continue reading

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When all else fails…

When we are weak: Lord, be our might. When all is dark: Lord, be our light. When bound in chains: Lord, bring release. When turmoil reigns: Lord, be our peace. When danger’s near: Lord, be our power. When others jeer: … Continue reading

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Dancing Delight

Head in hands with eyes closed tight, Sudden shock of dappled light Breaks upon my shuttered sight As sunlight dances through the leaves Joined but lightly to the trees Madly, gladly blown in breeze. Clapping hands, I laugh with glee … Continue reading

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