Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The Minister’s Viewpoint – New Year

January 4, 2012 by  
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Around the world, different cultures have their own traditions for welcoming the New Year. At the stroke of midnight, the Chinese  open up all the windows and doors of their homes, to let out the old year and to open up their space to the fresh night air of the new year with its new […]

A different version of The Lord’s Prayer to the tune ‘The Rowan Tree’

June 29, 2010 by  
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The Lord’s Prayer         Tune: The Rowan Tree Our Father who in heaven dwells Most Holy is your Name Your Kingdom come, Your will be done On earth, like heaven above. Give us this day our daily bread And pray forgive our sins As we forgive all those who sin against ourselves this day. And lead […]

Good Samaritan ? – What would you do ?

May 11, 2010 by  
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If you’ve never failed – you’ve never lived !

May 8, 2010 by  
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Don’t be put off achieving your destiny, even if you have experienced failure in your life. This video mentions well known people who had failed, but kept pressing on until they became successful.

No man can tell whether he is rich or poor…..

April 2, 2010 by  
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“No man can tell whether he is rich or poor by turning to his ledger . . . He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.”  Henry Ward Beecher

Life is made up of little things….

March 20, 2010 by  
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“Life is not made up of great sacrifices and duties but of little things: in which smiles and kindness given habitually are what win and preserve the heart and secure comfort.”     ~ Sir Humphrey Davy

A prayer for those growing older

February 12, 2010 by  
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“Lord, you know me better than I know myself You know that I am growing older, and will someday be really old. Keep me from talking too much and especially from the habit of thinking I must say something on every subject and on every occasion. Make me thoughtful, but not irritable; helpful, but not […]

Do It Anyway

February 12, 2010 by  
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 Hanging on the wall of Mother Teresa’s home for children in Calcutta, there was a poem with the heading, `Do It Anyway’. The poem, in nine short verses, advises the reader how to deal with those sad folk whose negative attitudes mirror Victor Meldrew on a bad day. Each verse of the poem ends with […]