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Coronanxiety (Part 3)

Here are a couple more thoughts on how we help our kids and ourselves cope with the current situation:     Remember the power of God’s presence. You are not…

Coronanxiety (Part 2)

Following on from yesterday, what can we do to prevent ‘Coronanxiety’ landing on our hearts? 1. Prayer versus panic. The more time we spend prayerfully giving ourselves, our situations and…

Champion

I don’t know what you think of when you hear the word ‘champion.’ For me, it is a north-eastern word associated with short vowels, large girth and wide smiles. Champion…

Taking offence

                                         Proverbs 19:11 “Good sense makes one slow to anger, and…

Are you the weakest link?

The weakest link I was recently reading in a children’s bible story book and came across a simple but profound picture. It asked the question, “What is God’s launchpad in…

Going off grid

Last November, I stopped using social media. I haven’t ever been a user of Snapchat, Twitter or Facebook but I did use Instagram every day. A couple of my close…

A mother’s prayer for women

For many women, Mother’s Day is tinged with anger, sadness, regret or a sense of loss. I wanted to mark it in my own heart this year, remembering those of…

Are you positioned for blessing?

I had the privilege of sharing this earlier today with a charity in Manchester close to my heart. Luke 5: 1-10 (NLT) 5 One day as Jesus was preaching on the…

Coats on the floor

How did your 2018 begin? I will be honest with you, normally I start the year with a bit of a bang. January is a month that I always look…