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About stayingfaithful

I am looking for anything that relates to life and to a fuller life. I am bored by the normal and the natural and interested in the supernatural. There must be more than this. We were put on this earth for more than a nine to five prison, as someone said a few years ago.

Time for a break?

As a teacher (even if only part-time now!) half-term always helps me to slow down, and I take at least a day somewhere just to laze around, pursue interests as they come upon me. But I can’t tell you how … Continue reading

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CCF 50 Year Jubilee!

50 Year Jubilee: March 1971 – March 2021 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,    We are getting in touch because you have walked with us for some of the way before or since March 1971 when Chichester Christian Fellowship was … Continue reading

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Journey through these days

On a wet Tuesday afternoon, with the brittle twigs and branches trembling outside my window and the dusky grey of the sky threatening to merge into them with the evening, it’s good – it’s always good – to just step … Continue reading

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A walk with Jesus

One of our Prime Time group shared earlier today that you never need to think you’re going for a walk on your own. Are you put off by tramping around with no one to talk to? Well, you can go … Continue reading

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Are you displaced?

Our church has taken the theme of Peace this year, but with the thought of also being a ‘piece’ of the puzzle. Do you remember those nine piece plastic slidey puzzles that looked perfect, but for one piece? Annoyingly you … Continue reading

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Prophetic words for King’s Gate

A few years ago I uncovered a path underneath the lawn in our back garden that I didn’t realise we had. It was simply concrete, but it was really useful. It reminded me of Jeremiah 6:16 ‘Stand at the crossroads … Continue reading

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FOUNDATIONS 2 – THE FAITH OF ABRAHAM

PASSAGE ONE – Genesis 15:7-20 This follows the verses where God promises to bless Abraham and he points out that he has no heir. 7 He also said to him, “I am the LORD, who brought you out of Ur … Continue reading

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Rise!

This is a word given by our Elder Emeritus, John, last Sunday – it was at the end of an Open Meeting and a spontaneous word: The Lord’s been laying something on my heart for the last few days, which … Continue reading

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The Mirror and the Light part 3

I am now just into Part 5 of The Mirror and the Light, and I should warn, this contains spoilers.  I have read hundreds of pages since my last review, and at one point I certainly said to myself, ‘If … Continue reading

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The Mirror and the Light part two

I have just reached past the end of Part Two in the novel, up to p.306, so don’t read this is you’re not that far yet! The purpose is to reflect on what I am reading and largely to appreciate … Continue reading

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