Tuesday, 30 October 2007

Daddy's Girls

Well, what a wonderful time was had by the girls when they realised who they REALLY are in Christ!!

Thedy realised they were "Daddy's Girls" that they were unique and wonderful. They got rid of their baggage and lifted their heads...Praise God that in all things we are more than conquerors.

Hugs and Blessings


Monday, 15 October 2007

Have you ever thought about Abishag? Abi who you may ask....well yes she is kind of obscure in the Bible!

She had the dubious honour of keeping David warm when he was old and failing. (1Kings1:2 KJV) The Bible does not state whether she enjoyed her task or whether she found it distastful.

How do we respond daily to the distastful, tasks we have to perform. Lets face it our feelings towards various jobs or studies or routine often vary, often we find ourselves in situations or jobs that are not what we had envisioned them to be.

1 Cor.2:3 says,"Now it is required that those who have been given a trust must prove faithful"

Well often we are not in our dream jobs, often we live in the valley of dissolusionment....however do your job the best way you know how, and of course keep praying that God will open other doors for you.

Hugs and Blessings


Thursday, 11 October 2007

Dear Friends

This was forwarded to me, and really touched my heart. May it minister to you

Battling Insecurity?

"May you be… founded securely on love."
Ephesians 3:17 AMP

Are you battling insecurity? If so, reflect on these ten Scriptural truths about yourself:
(1) I know God loves me and that He has a great plan for my life.
(2) Yes, I've faults, but God's working on me, changing me day by day; while He does, I can still enjoy my life.
(3) I realize I'll always have issues to deal with, so I won't be discouraged when God convicts me of areas that still need improvement.
(4) Everybody has weaknesses, so I'm not a failure because I'm not perfect.
(5) I want people to like me, but my sense of worth isn't dependent on them. No, Jesus has already proven my worth by dying for me.
(6) I refuse to be controlled or manipulated by others. Even if they reject me I'll survive, for Jesus has promised never to leave me nor forsake me.
(7) No matter how often I fail I won't give up, because God is with me, to strengthen and sustain me.
(8) I like myself. I don't like everything I do and I want to change, but I refuse to reject myself because God loves and accepts me as I am.
(9) In myself I may be nothing, but in Christ I'm everything I need to be.
(10) I matter to God. My life makes a difference. Regardless of the challenge, "I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me" (Philippians 4:13 ).
As you reflect daily on these principles, you'll be amazed at how differently you begin to feel about yourself!

©Bob Gass

Hugs and Blessings


Monday, 8 October 2007


Catherine Marshall writes

"A king once offered a prize to the artist who could paint the best picture of peace. Many tried, but there were only two the king really liked. One was of a calm lake. It was a perfect mirror for the peaceful towering mountains all around it. Overhead was a blue sky with fluffy white clouds.

The other picture had mountains too. But they were rugged and bare. Above them was an angry sky from which fell rain, and in which lightning played. Down the side of the mountains tumbled a waterfall. This did not look peaceful at all. But when the king looked closely he saw behind the waterfall a tiny bush growing in a crack in the rock. In the bush a mother bird had built her nest.

There, in spite of the rush of angry water, she sat on her nest - in perfect peace. Which picture do you think won the prize? The king chose the second picture. Why? 'Because,' explained the king, 'Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. Peace means to be in the middle of all these things and still be calm in your heart."

My dear friends, to be in the place of "nothing missing, nothing broken, nothing lost" this is the journey we all embark on. Yet it is right there, to sleep in the midst of the storm, to walk while the world is raging around you....

Where you may ask, in the midst of Jesus. He is the only one who offers the peace beyond all understanding, He offers the ability to walk in the storm and not be afraid, He offers you the strength to see that illness through, He is the one.

If you have never met Jesus or do not know Him as your personal Lord and Saviour, write to me at the address on the top of the page and I will be happy to lead you in a simple prayer and send you a book which will help you.

May God bless you today as you walk with HIM!

Hugs and blessings

Remember Jesus loves you so do I

Thursday, 4 October 2007


Well as we know October is Pastor's appreciation month. (Hope you have shown your pastors how much you appreciate them!)

Do you remember the hit show "Charlies Angels" well I have "Sharmaine's Angels"....Leonie and Merinda. I had my house cleaned (thank you Jesus) and a meal on the same night (double thank you Jesus)

Thought you may want to know what these angels look like well here they are....THANK YOU GIRLS I APPRECIATE YOU!!!!
PS I took new phots of them still to be uploaded

Monday, 1 October 2007


I have been thinking much recently about Abigail, Nabal's wife. (Read about them from 1 Samuel 25:3)

He was very much like the meaning of his name, a fool, she was a wise dilligent wife.Nabal was wealthy and you probably find that her family had wed Abigail to Nabal for his wealth.

The Bible speaks very highly of her and shows Abigail as a woman of faith.What a mismatched pair they were. It would have been easy for Abigail to have been bitter and resentful, however she served her household with grace.

We read an account in scripture of how Nabal offended King David, Abigail in her wisdom did not argue with her husband, instead she set about righting the wrong, efficiently and wisely.

We read how King David appreciated Abigails faith and good qualities and thanked God for her.It is sad that while Abigail was negotiating a peace plan her husband was part of a drunken revelry.

Needles to say when Nabal heard wht Abigail had done he had a stroke or siezure of kinds and died. King David immediatly sought Abigails hand in marriage.

In a moment of favour she went from being a fools wife to being a kings bride.

There are so many examples of faithfulness in Abigails life. When I looked at her life I began to wonder how we would have reacted to being married to such a brutish lout? I wonder how gracious we would have been, and if we would have allowed biterness and resentment to embed their poisen deep within our beings?

Abigail clothed herself in humility, and through her eample she has paved the way for all women of strength to walk humbly before their God and make peace in broken and often violent relationships.

Abigail teaches us that God and God alone can bring tranquility to broken lives.

Through God we can experience life and life more abundantly.

Hugs and blessings to you all

Remember God loves you so do I


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