Archive for October, 2008

A cure for racism

October 31st, 2008

At times it is easy for many to fall into the habit of being racist or discriminating against others. Not many of us would like to admit it. But in our quieter moments we might think “certain things” about “certain groups” of people. I have three things that I try to remember if I am […]

On shepherding the flock

October 31st, 2008

One of the blogs I have started reading in the last few months is Mark Wilson’s “Revitalize your church”. He is the Senior Pastor of a small church in Wisconsin in the US. In todays post he talks about “shepherding the flock” and how at times there seems to be so many people who are […]

Merredin rainfall figures

October 30th, 2008

Back in June I did a post called Rain and hope. This talked about how important rain is for country areas and how it effects whole towns, families and local business. I also asked people to pray for rain. Well the good news is the rain has come. This is only our first full winter […]

Back to the books 2

October 30th, 2008

Back in April I did a post called Back to the books. In it I shared some of the reasons why I decided to return to full time studies as a mature aged student. My reasons were: To learn and grow in my faith To expose myself to others teaching To take some time out […]

My girls are home

October 28th, 2008

After a five days on my lonesome my girls are home. I got the biggest hugs and the biggest smiles I have ever had from my girls. For the record. I did one assignment, one test/exam, lots of gardening, did three gym workouts, spent time in prayer and reflection and watched about five DVD’s. It […]