Godly example

Johns Jottings for January 2016

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Last year has been frustrating for me. You know how I love walking, something which has been hampered as the tumour has grown with resulting effects becoming more pronounced. Trying to get in touch with the hospital has not done any good for my patience. Then to cap it all: I’m not sure whether my walking differently has contributed to it, but my back let me down just before Christmas and since then I’ve not been free of discomfort. A ’bear with a sore head’ comes to mind. Ask Hilary! I freely admit I’ve found it difficult at times to praise and thank God. People helpfully saying, ‘There’s always someone worse off than you’ doesn’t seem to help. What do we do when we are facing a situation like this? Read the rest of this entry »

Godly legacy

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Sometimes I wake up with a deep and clear line of thinking going on in my subconscious. It’s funny what can trigger it off. Last week I was browsing on Twitter and came across a photo of an old friend of mine from our church youth days. He was pictured with his 6mth old grandson and in the caption he was called Grandad. It made me smile and brought back many happy memories of what was a truly superb youth group back in the late 70’s at the Full Gospel Church on Pasture St in Grimsby. Click here to continue reading…