“Dear Church, THIS is the answer!”

Ephesians 4:13-16 Ever notice how preachers try to make their message the centre of your life? Ever wondered why? I think it's because often that's honestly how it seems to them. The Holy Spirit has so powerfully revealed something to them it often takes up their whole field of vision so they preach it as the singular... Continue Reading →

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The Art of Deception – Part 1

Deception! Disgrace! Evil as plain as the scar on his face! ...Sorry this post has nothing to do with Simba's Pride...but there's a link at the bottom if that makes you too sad! So you hear your favourite celebrity might be a Christian or you hear that coffee is actually better for you than water.... Continue Reading →

The Dangers of Heart to Heart

As human beings we naturally want to be able to interpret the thoughts and intentions of others to help us navigate the social world. The problem is, our point of reference tends to only be ourselves and this can cause some problems. What I mean is, when we try to figure out why someone is... Continue Reading →

Pain and forgiveness

Some very personal and helpful thoughts on Pain and Forgiveness from reallyrealblogger. Have a read.

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‘I don’t think I can forgive anymore’ I sobbed as my friend ‘gently insisted’ I go home from work.  I had crumpled at my desk overwhelmed with pain and distress.  It was about 8 weeks since my friends suicide and and I had just discovered another huge disappointment in my life.  Try as I might I could not ‘pull myself together’ to function.  My coping facade had truly slipped.

I went to see the doctor.  She said I was depressed and offered me anti-depressants.  I refused, I was not able to accept her diagnosis  ‘I’m just sad because of bad things in my life’. ‘ I will feel better if I can sleep and get rid of this constant headache’.  I accepted some non-addictive sleeping meds and pain killers.  I got home and sat looking at the meds wondering if they were enough to stop it all.  This thought stirred…

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Wild at Heart – Poem

Something breaks and shatters, Cracks and peels In the heart of a man that no longer feels. The cold of his soul Is the chill in his breath Yielding to the touch of death. The flames within are quenched and dim He no longer desires, No longer dreams of greater things That will his strength... Continue Reading →

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