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I am because He is {guest post}

Here it is! – the first guest post telling their story of God and Suffering. This week’s post is from the lovely Natalie Collins, who works with Restored to end violence against women. I am always inspired by her passion and honesty.  Here is her story.     As I shared the story of my […]

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Here she is. Send her.

I was in a church service, worshipping God. The preacher stopped, and said, ‘there are some here whom God is calling to mission. If you think that’s you, then come to the front.’   My spirit leapt within me as soon as I heard those words, my heart bursting with love for God and a […]

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Stretch

It’s ‘Five minute Friday’ time, joining with Lisa-Jo Baker. She gives us 1 word, we write for 5 minutes flat – no backtracking or editing, throwing caution to the wind. Check out others’ five-minute offerings by clicking on the button below.   This is my best five minutes on ‘Stretch’ GO I stretch up, and […]

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Dust

  Last week I heard some sad news from my extended family. My cousin had gone out to Zimbabwe for her aunt’s funeral. While she was there, she was on a boating trip. She stood up at the wrong moment, fell over the side and hit her head on the propeller. She never recovered from […]

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Worship first, then wrestle

Have you ever looked at a Christian who has undergone great suffering and wondered how they can still remain so positive and joyful in God? ********* Last year two of my friends were expecting their first baby. They were excited and scared, like any first-time parents. There were no indications in the pregnancy that anything […]

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Learning to trust

What does it mean to trust in God? This is my story of my exploration of this issue over the past two years.   Before I got pregnant, I was moderately ill with M.E. This meant that I only had enough energy to work 2 hours a day (10 hours per week) and my mobility […]

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