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Discipline and Delight – Renewing My Mind

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My AVG anti-virus/cleaner on my phone often gives me the message ‘What a mess!’ How rude, but it’s a reminder that I need to put intelligence and effort into understanding technology or else a bug could pop in and mess things up.  A rational effort is also needed to control mess and chaos at home. […]

Becoming God’s best version of us

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After the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr, a 3rd grade school teacher came up with a learning exercise to teach her students about racism, bigotry and discrimination in an all white town, in rural Iowa. She told them that they would struggle to understand racism, bigotry and discrimination without experiencing it for themselves. She […]

Grow! Grow!

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“Every blade of grass has an angel that bends over it and whispers, “Grow! Grow!” – Talmud Welcome to Windsor Road this morning! It is really good to have you here and more importantly, God is with us by His Spirit. Jesus made a promise – and he never makes promises he can’t keep – […]

Swimming Pools and Thimbles

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A wise woman once counselled me about public speaking: God gives you a swimming pool-ful of inspiration as you prepare; you deliver a bucket-ful; your listeners might hear a cup-ful and then they’ll take home a thimble-ful. My thimble has been full over the last month listening to Ian’s, Mark’s and Bob’s sermons. I’ve tried […]

Gift Received?

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I’ve written before that Christmas is a very special time of year for me.  I became a Christian as an adult in November 1984.  So the lead up to Christmas that year was particularly memorable.  The wonder of the incarnation (God becoming human and living among us) astonished me then.  And it continues to astonish […]