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Never Gentle

What in your life is needing attention? I’ve given attention to many different places. Family, work, my house, etc. The one place that most of us forget to give attention to, except maybe the scraps at the end of the day, is ourselves.Yes, we give ourselves sleep. 368 more words


deal or no deal? - unmarked

Ernest Gordon tells a story in Miracle On The River Kwai about Scottish soldiers, forced by their Japanese captors to labour on a jungle railroad. Under the strain of captivity they had degenerated to barbarous behaviour, but one afternoon something happened. 836 more words


Today’s Word With Joel &Victoria Osteen – Turning A Corner


“I will bless the Lord who guides me; even at night my heart instructs me. I know the Lord is always with me. I will not be shaken, for he is right beside me.” 183 more words


The Greatest Gift: The Story of the Other Wise Man

Although Twelfth Night is no longer as important as it once was in Britain and elsewhere, Epiphany is still marked in the calendar as the day after Christmas when we think about the visit of the three travellers, the ‘wise men’ who made, as… 1,363 more words


Epiphany: Out of the Orient

My favourite Epiphany carol is ‘Falan-Tiding’ (‘Out of the Orient Crystal Skies’), not the modern five-part choral setting popular in the US, but using the simple tune of the Tyrolean carol ‘Ihr Hirten, atehet alle auf’. 675 more words


Christmas in Eastern Orthodox Churches

Happy Christmas (when it comes; Christmas Day is on 7th in the Julian calendar) to all my Russian friends, colleagues, and former Russian-speaking students, as well as to other Eastern Orthodox adherents from other cultures. 409 more words


Bethlehem of Galilee

Both nativity stories in the New Testament have Jesus of Nazareth being born in the town of Bethlehem and most Christians have believed that the Bethlehem referred to is the small town, not far from Jerusalem, the traditional birthplace of… 1,215 more words