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How to deal with anxiety!

It is easy to feel anxious in this fast paced 21st century world.  Sometimes change occurs so rapidly that we feel we don’t have time to catch our breath.  Life can seem overwhelming with all the pressures and challenges that come our way in a single day.  Raising children, financial problems, health issues and a […]

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Win one of these books!

Win one of these books* This competition is only open to those attending the Beauty for Ashes conference this weekend. Leave a comment on one of our 5 most recent blog posts. We will choose 6 winners from those comments, after checking that they are registered for the conference. We have two copies of God’s […]

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4 simple steps to healing inner wounds

Pain is awful – any kind!  But, I think emotional pain is the worst kind of agony.  When someone has intentionally hurt you the daily torture from that emotional wound can be unbearable. Adding to the pain and confusion are the questions that swirl around in your head.   How could God allow this?  Why are […]

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What do YOU want from God?

Read 1 Samuel chapter 1 so that you can better follow this story. Some background to Hannah’s story Hannah was in a polygamous marriage. Her husband, Elkanah, had two wives, although Hannah was his favourite. However, in a society that valued a woman’s ability to bear children almost above all else, Hannah was childless. This […]

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Old, gray, and enjoying life!!

Even when I am old and gray, do not forsake me, O God, till I declare Your power to the next generation, Your might to all who are to come! – Psalm 71:18 Old age faces us all, and it creeps up on us so gradually that we do not realize that we have become […]

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6 strategies for overcoming jealousy

I don’t know about you, but it is difficult for me to admit that I have had feelings of jealousy about someone. I never enjoy sharing those raw and barbaric parts of my nature. And yet, it is true to say that I have often envied people in my lifetime. The older I get the […]

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Wonder(ful) woman

As the most popular female comic superhero, there’s no doubt that Wonder Woman is an icon. But did you know that God’s Word has a Wonder Woman too? She’s known as The Proverbs 31 Woman, and she, too, is a symbol for women. The Proverbs 31 woman But the Proverbs 31 Woman does not fly […]

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