He stilled the storm to a whisper; the waves of the sea were hushed.
Psalm 107 v29
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Verse of the Day
Lesley’s Meditation – December
Christmas is almost upon us and yet even in the midst of our childlike enthusiasm and wonder, there is a darkness that would seek to overwhelm us.
Indeed, for some the hopelessness and despair, the regrets and the pain; are all too real.
We hear of the abrupt end to an innocent life, the family man unable to cope that commits suicide. The young person on drugs or sleeping rough, the broken relationships and hearts. The diagnosis of disease that no-one wants to hear, the new strain of Covid 19.
The darkness envelops our souls and insidiously tries to pull us down, to extinguish the joy and optimism that the festive season tries so hard to provide. To cancel Christmas.
And yet, my heart rejoices! more …
There will be no service at either church on Boxing Day
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May be an image of cloud and text that says “Behold, God is my salvation; will trust, and will not be afraid; for the Lord God is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation” Isiah 12:2
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