Posts Categorized: Sharings

Scapegoat

This is not the nicest word, obviously because of what it means and fortunately you don’t hear it too often. Recently the English dropped three players from their test side to play New Zealand, one wasn’t even in the team that lost against Australia.  They were referred to as the scapegoats. Recently three priests and… Read more

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You Never Know

Of late I have been thinking of quotes from the Bible that have had an impact on my life. This quote from Matt 25:36 ‘I was in prison and you came to see me’ always says a lot to me because I visit the prison each week. Whether Jesus was using it as an example… Read more

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Mayday

The international distress signal ‘Mayday’ is always repeated three times in a row – so the situation will be clearly understood as a life-threatening emergency usually on a ship or on a plane. A typical distress situation requires relevant information to help rescuers in assessing the situation. Mayday got its start as an international distress… Read more

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The Midas Touch

We hear the comment about someone, that they have the Midas touch.  We then conjure up thoughts that whatever they touch or are involved in turns to gold, turns out well, certainly with good results. Midas was evidently a legendary king of Phrygia (modern-day Turkey). In return for a good deed he was granted one… Read more

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Archangels

A very interesting topic?  Interesting because some will believe in their existence and some will not. When speaking of angels the general knowledge of most people is talking about their own guardian angel or speaking of the archangels. How we understand their role or presence in our world is a mystery. Their presence is very… Read more

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Missionary

When we are baptised we are told that we are now the adopted children of God.  What then is expected of us? We know that to belong to any family gives us wonderful privileges but also responsibilities. So if we are in God’s family what does he expect of us? We know we are to… Read more

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