What to do when you arrive at Marah!

The first mention of Marah in the Bible comes in the book of Exodus, chapter fifteen. It occurs after the Israelites had escaped from slavery in Egypt. They had crossed the Red Sea on dry ground, and from there Moses led the Israelites into the Desert of Shur…

Clothe Yourself with Kindness

What are you wearing today? Does it compliment you, does it reveal who you are and show your best attributes? Of course what we choose to wear, the style of clothes that suits us, ultimately doesn’t have any lasting worth. But what we are wearing spiritually does….

Is True Encouragement Investing in the Lives of Others?

What does the phrase ‘investing in the lives of others’ mean to you? One definition is to put our money or time into something or someone with the expectation that there will be a profitable return – but God’s ways are different…

Is Encouragement Important in Friendship?

Friendships are formed when we are willing to give our time and attention to another person and encouragement is all about giving! It is a gift that we can develop to help build relationships, in our churches, workplace, and social groups. Are we prepared to reach out and make others welcome?

Is Encouragement More Than Just Kind Words?

If we are honest, we all like kind and encouraging words, and sometimes that is enough – a kind word can cheer someone up and make a difference, even change their day for the better. But there are also times when words alone are not enough….

Thrive Where You are Planted

During the summer months the roadside grass verges, and even the lower slopes of the mountains, are full of these bright orange to red flowers. They add a beautiful splash of colour and thrive among the brambles, gorse, and heather – but they are not native to Wales!

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