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Photo courtesy of gubgib/FreeDigitalPhotos.net As I’ve grown older I’ve come far more accepting of my mess. Not the physical one (I’m actually quite a tidy person) but the one in my heart and mind. We’ve all got some of it.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Photo courtesy of James Barker/Free DigitalPhotos.net We’re all familiar with the often-repeated comment that Jesus didn’t give the disciples a lesson on anything but how to pray. And this lesson came in amongst His great message: the Sermon on the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Photo kindly supplied by Mary de Muth Two weeks ago I received an email from my brother letting me (and my other siblings) that mom was in hospital due to extremely high blood pressure and was likely to stay there... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2017 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Photo sourced from St Clare of Assisi Catholic Church I was intrigued to read a post Christianity Today published last week based on some research conducted by Lifeway Research. It revealed 24% of Americans observe Lent, the greater majority Catholics.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2017 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Photo courtesy of DigitalArt/FreeDigitalPhotos.net I’ve always been curious as to the stubbornness of my anxiety and sinful habits that nag away at me. I thought it a useful topic to discuss as we walk through this fabulous series on emotional... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2017 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Photo courtesy of khunaspix/FreeDigitalPhotos.net Last year my Word for the year was “DELIGHT”. I so enjoyed delighting and figured there was so much more for me to experience that I was expecting I would stick with the same word for... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2017 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Photo courtesy of 9comeback/FreeDigitalPhotos.nety/FreeDigitalPhotos.net There’s something both exciting and tremendously nerve-wracking when an author presses the send button on the email that whisks their latest manuscript off to a publisher. Exciting? The project we’ve been working on has now reached... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2016 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Photo Courtesy of Stuart Miles/FreeDigitalPhotos.net Faith. For a small word it has a heck of a punch. Doesn’t it! What immediately comes to mind when you read the word, faith? Lots of things I expect and sometimes we assume we... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2016 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Photo courtesy of khunaspix/FreeDigitalPhotos.nety/FreeDigitalPhotos.net My family loves Cirque Du Soleil. They bring a production down under every couple of years and we make sure we get tickets. We celebrated our youngest 21st birthday at the latest show, Kooza, a few... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2016 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Photo courtesy of Dan/FreeDigitalPhotos.nety/FreeDigitalPhotos.net As Dineen shared last week we both attended a writer’s conference in Nashville ten days ago. It was a tremendous few days for both of us on a number of fronts, not least hearing from the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2016 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Photo courtesy of Sira Anamwong/FreeDigitalPhotos.net I rushed out of the company’s lobby and hopped into a vacant taxi, a bevy of emotions bursting within me: shock, anger, hurt, disappointment and confusion. But surprisingly, genuine peace. I called Fiona and shared... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2016 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Photo courtesy of taoty/FreeDigitalPhotos.net You know when you’re in church listening to the sermon and you feel the pastor is speaking specifically to you and only to you? Well I had that experience a week ago. The message was all... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2016 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Photo courtesy of stockimages/FreeDigitalPhotos.net Another week has passed with more terrorism in Turkey and Iraq, more confusion in Britain over Brexit and here down under we didn’t get a winner in the Federal election that was held over the weekend... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2016 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Photo courtesy of pakorn/FreeDigitalPhotos.net It happened again on Saturday. What you may ask? My three strikes policy. Huh? Three strikes policy? Whenever I’m struck three times by a common theme or thread within a short period of time I ask... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2016 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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It was September 2012. I had always wanted to attend the American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) conference and having a publisher for Angelguard I thought it a useful way of building some momentum for its release a few months later.... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2016 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Photo courtesy of markuso/FreeDigitalPhotos.net Lent is over. Easter has come and gone. I had mixed emotions last week after Easter Sunday. Part of me sighed as I enjoyed the cessation from fasting and commitment to serious devotional reading and meditation.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2016 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Photo courtesy of www.LumoProject.com We’re more than half way now. In a little over three weeks it will be Good Friday. The day Jesus went to the Cross, voluntarily, to die. For us. In the last few weeks I’ve been... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2016 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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A couple of years ago my siblings and I helped our parents spring-clean their house. They’re both in their eighties and it never ceased to amaze me how much stuff they managed to collect over a long life. The house... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2016 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Life is busy. Often we find life can be out of control and we can become quite desperate to restore some semblance of order. For some of us right now there is something “big” that’s causing life to spin uncontrollably.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2016 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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When Lynn asked if I’d give a perspective on Valentine’s Day I readily said yes. I also wanted to continue our conversation on Lent, it starts Wednesday, and have included a few brief thoughts at the end of this post.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2016 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Photo courtesy of dexchao/FreeDigitalPhotos.net I’d never given Lent much thought. For some reason, I know not why, I’d thought it an outdated practice that Catholics observed. Typically, it appeared to be reduced to “what are you giving up for Lent?”... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2016 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Photo courtesy of Chaiwat/FreeDigitalPhotos.net As December progressed I began to meditate upon a word for 2016. Last year, my word was ADORATION. I’ve loved taking a few moments at the beginning of a day reflecting on a characteristic of God.1... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2016 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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I've always loved December. Living in Australia, it’s summer, the end of the school year so we always had our long summer break over December/January. It’s also my birthday month and … it’s Christmas. I still recall those days approaching... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2015 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Dear friends, we have some more exciting news for you today. Our very own SUMite, Ian Acheson, has come on board with us and will be posting the first Wednesday of each month. As you know, Ian is the author... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2015 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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