Monthly Archives: January 2011

Reflecting On Our Heritage

Well, it’s Australia Day again. I’ve got friends coming over for a barbecue and a swim in the backyard tonight, but this morning I want to reflect on something that is very important but often ignored in this great south … Continue reading

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Grandad’s Prayer

While going through some boxes in my garage today, I found the order of service from my Great-Gandfather’s funeral in 1994. Athol Gurr lived from 21/2/1900 to 14/10/1994. He and my Great-Grandmother – Una Gurr – were very Godly people, … Continue reading

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Sierra Nostalgia in the Garage

I was cleaning up the garage today – trying to get a little bit done so I cn feel like I’ve achieved something during my holidays (which are about to end). While looking through an old box I found something … Continue reading

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Kids at the Bike Centre

Yesterday, we took our kids to a friend’s birthday party at the Road Safety Centre. I remember going there as a kid myself – it was the coolest place ever. The novelty of riding my bike around pretend roads with … Continue reading

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Peace

I am continuing my investigation into the fruit of the spirit. It is very fitting that peace comes next, after joy. In my last article I uncovered this verse as one of the keys to joy: “And the peace of … Continue reading

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Joy

I am continuing my look at the ‘Fruit of the Spirit’ described in Galatians 5. Today I’m looking at joy. A big insight into Biblical joy is found in 1 Thessalonians 5:16. “Be Joyful Always”. We expected to have joy … Continue reading

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Love

I am continuing my look at the ‘Fruit of the Spirit’ described in Galatians 5. Today I’m looking at love. It would take much more than a single article to cover everything that the Bible has to say concerning love, … Continue reading

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Fruit of the Spirit

I would like to spend some time over the next couple of weeks looking at the ‘Fruit of the Spirit’ in Galatians 5. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

I’m participating in the ChristianWriters.com blog chain again this month. We are discussing new beginnings in line with the new year. I’m not one to overly romantacise new year – but as I usually take annual leave over this period … Continue reading

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Super Chloe

This morning my five-year-old daughter was telling me about how she had rescued me from aliens in a dream – was it my dream or hers? I’m not sure. She told me she was wearing her super clothes. I asked … Continue reading

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