Not much but more than enough


Have you ever read the story of the widow and the small jar of oil? You'll find it at the beginning of 2 Kings 4. A woman whose husband had died, was left to deal with his debt. In that place and time, debt that could not be repaid, was dealt with in human life. …

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K is for Kingdom Wall


OK I'm going to be brave and share a section of my first real effort at Christian fiction. You're reading it on some conditions. Please don't  go 'heresy hunting ' (to coin Nick Park's phrase) - it's a work in progress. It needs some major editing - it's a work in progress I haven't decided …

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Half way there and still such a long way to go…


So in my last post I  promise to fill you in on my change of plan for #NaNoWriMo2017. I was all set to work on my second novel (first one is still in a drawer btw), but changed my mind at the 11th hour and decided to work on a non-fiction book that I've been …

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Memories, like the corners of my mind


I love the Facebook memories function. I enjoy looking back at them; most of the time they are a good laugh. One day last week, some memories popped up that threw me back to what was a very dark time, and I suddenly realised how far I've come. When we moved back to Ireland in …

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Walking off the worry


I've had a very unnerving few weeks. That sounds so much better than, "I've been worried sick for the past few weeks." We're told so often in the Bible not to worry. I think it might the hardest command to follow. I had a couple of hospital appointments for tests that were potentially series but …

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After more hate, there’s more love


It's hard to comprehend what is going on in our world in these days. Acts of terrorism and tragic events which I was used to thinking about happening 'over there' are now happening  less than a couple of hundred miles from me. It shouldn't make them more terrifying or tragic to me, but it does. …

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