Monthly Archives: October, 2015

That’s my boy!

My granddaughter was telling me that her mum and dad had been so pleased with her after they’d spoken to her teacher at parents’ night, that they’d given her some new art materials. Actually, we had all been immensely pleased with her a lot sooner than that. Her brothers too. We were thrilled to bits with …

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Oops!

Humble apologies for briefly posting “He’s Here” on this site instead of the original Widemargin blog. If you’d like to read it, I’ve reposted it where it should be. Here. Memo to self: Concentrate better next time you’re posting!!!

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Cousins united

My kids suddenly stopped wanting to go out to play. It seemed a couple of the rougher kids were intimidating them. One day my sister came to visit with her three, who were a bit older than mine. They came up with a scheme. Ours went out to play and waited for the bullies to arrive, …

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You don’t play with fire

I saw the plumes of thick grey smoke through the window, and went out to find my neighbour sadly watching her home being consumed by the kitchen fire that had taken hold. Grey smoke turned black as more of her possessions were engulfed, and all I could do was stand by her side and quietly pray. …

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Change

A new baby…a new job…a bereavement…marriage…a difficult diagnosis…an unexpected inheritance…redundancy…divorce…  Suddenly life will never be the same again. Like the message John the Baptist was bringing. A new period in the history of mankind was about to unfold. Life was about to change for everyone, and they needed to get ready (Matthew 3:6-10). Most people that …

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