Sarah Vm

We are an unstoppable army We might not look much like it but we are a mighty army. A mighty and victorious army. What is our secret? From the biggest and toughest to the smallest and poorest in spirit, we know we are too weak and small to do it on...

"Let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another - and all the more as you see the Day approaching." Hebrews 10:24-25,...

Johnny Cash has a song with a title that gives me the shivers - the Old Testament shivers I would call them, because they are the same shivers I get while reading how the Israelites were punished for their unfaithfulness. 'God's gonna cut you...

Recently, I heard the story of a man whose life, destroyed by addiction for many years, was transformed when he came to Christ. When he confessed Jesus as his Lord and Saviour, he truly was made into a new creation! Unrecognisable, amazing, shining...

"I have behaved and quieted myself, as a child that is weaned of his mother: my soul is even as a weaned child." Psalm 131:2, KJV For as long as a mother breastfeeds her baby, she will likely notice her child is never quiet in her arms for...

I can sit on my ponytail. Usually this is accidental. Other times, I zip it in my jeans or the kids walk on it when we're playing on the floor. It gets dipped in the dishwater, the baby's bathwater and occasionally my daughter's pot of...

My grandfather, renowned as he was for his fix-it skills, once had a herd of men brought to him to learn about repairing farm machinery. They came along excitedly, more because they would enjoy talking around the country about the experience...

Before my first son was born, my mother stood up on New Year's Eve and assuredly announced that he would be born on St Patrick's Day. I pulled a big mortified face, and told her she had the date completely wrong, by a minimum of two weeks. She...

While World War II was raging, something else was going on in the background. My grandfather was growing up. As a young boy, he missed out on some of the things we took for granted as children, and vice versa. It was normal, then, that at times he...

"The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat... " These words of Scripture constituted my grandmother's most frequent rebuttal to any statement of self-defence uttered by a child and beginning with the interjection, "But he - "...

The book of Malachi can make for scary reading. If we look for example at Chapter 4, almost every verse contain chilling words of warning about the punishment awaiting the arrogant, the evil, and the wicked. We are told that proud evil-doers will be...

Two men in a little village were having a dispute they simply could not resolve between themselves. So each in turn went to see the local wise man. The first man sat down with a sigh and told his story. When he had finished, the wise man nodded...

The film La vita ¨ bella had almost slipped my mind until a friend of ours was recounting her car accident. The car was pretty mangled, but the second she saw her little girl was unhurt, she turned to her, laughing and clapping her hands, turning...

When I was expecting my third child, I used to cry every day. "What have I done to deserve this? What is happening to me? Have I just become lazy? Am I evil? Will I stay like this forever?" I was suffering with SPD, a painful...

We are rapidly approaching Hallowe'en, that special time of year when some Christians decide to be evil for the night. I'm not talking about watching horror movies or telling ghost stories. I'm talking about Christians who sit in their...

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