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Bitten

Bitten

San Giorgio a Cremano By on Mar 24, 2014 in Blog | 1 comment

viladecavalls minutos dating Imagine a hamster – cute, furry, endlessly running in its wheel – now imagine a pregnant hamster – teeth, fury, aggressive and unapproachable. Now imagine a young child full of compassion, nurture, not really knowing the hamster was pregnant – blood….. I am told that at the time my daughter was brave and relatively controlled. Back at home things were a different...

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God in the Deluge

God in the Deluge

http://goodreadbiography.com/babajide-olusola-sanwo-olu-biography/?shared=email By on Mar 19, 2014 in Blog |

If those living in the UK over the last two months are anything like me, then they too, I am sure, have had enough of this terrible weather.  It feels to me as though our television screens have been on an endless loop of showing more and more iconic images of waves pummelling our coastline, and of communities inundated with flood water.  And yes, it is official: we...

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Knowing God: Tender Love or a Wrestling Match?

Knowing God: Tender Love or a Wrestling Match?

By on Mar 5, 2014 in Blog |

During the Christmas break, our house was full of the noise of grown up children enjoying being together. They have a deep bond between them and this is often expressed physically; not with sentimental hugs but rather by tea towel fights, wrestling and (this one was new) my son sweeping the kitchen floor by dragging his sister around on her back. When he became a...

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The God Who Dwells

The God Who Dwells

By on Feb 24, 2014 in Blog |

Most religions ascribe a dwelling place to their god or gods. In polytheist religions, a god could be the ruler of the sphere they inhabited, as Poseidon was the god of the sea. Temples were built and statues erected in which the god was seen to live. In contrast, the three monotheistic Abrahamic religions reject the idea of limiting God in space. Nevertheless,...

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An Unexpected Journey to a True Fast

An Unexpected Journey to a True Fast

By on Feb 22, 2014 in Blog |

One thing I love about the Lord of the Rings trilogy, and The Hobbit, are the quotes that cause me to stop and think about the truths they contain.  They are statements of hope and faith, against the odds, and with evil and darkness pressing in on all sides. With the launch this Christmas of the second film in The Hobbit trilogy, it was time to watch again the first...

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