12th May

Today 37 years ago I got married. I was 28 years old and had longed for getting a family. After some turbulent years in my early twenties I met some Christian girls who convinced me of a new life. How I needed it. I accepted the faith in the Lord and still had great difficulties in living a Christian life. […]

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John Barkers and Whole Foods

This time at my visit to London we stayed at a hotel in High Street Kensington just opposite the Kensington Gardens. On our walk to the tube station of the same name as the street I was struck by the beauty of a huge Art-Deco building. The name Barkers was printed high on top and some of the floors is now […]

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What Should You Say to Someone in Crisis?

But before you start, there are a couple of pieces of background to keep in mind. Crisis, like grief, creates different reactions that can fluctuate rapidly or slowly. They can be numbness and disbelief, confusion or inability to make a decision, fear or panic, anger, worry, a sense of loss, hurt, depression before resolution occurs. This will be true whether the crisis is a lost job, lost marriage, wayward child, or grappling with a serious illness or a death.

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Aiming at new goals

How I like to be inspired by fellow bloggers. A quote art picture says a lot in a small space like the blogger wisewoodpidgeon. To stumble upon an inspiring blog is like finding a treasure that I will be keen on keeping. Her picture helps me to remember that the small steps take me in the desired direction. On the […]

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