Have you ever been in a relationship in which the other person was afraid to go public? You know, quite happy to promise you all sorts of things which never materialise, only hanging out with you in private; but not so keen on you coming to their home to be introduced to their family and … Continue reading Love out loud
Do you remember wearing the clothes of older siblings because they had grown out of them? Did you ever secretly long for something new of your own? There’s something that warms the heart about being thought of – first. Having a leftover or a recycled item can leave you with the feeling that somehow your … Continue reading The best or what’s left?
As if it wasn’t bad enough to have to be nice to people who owe you money, Moses added further instructions from the Lord, “You shall remember that you were a slave in Egypt, and the LORD your God redeemed you from there; therefore I command you to do this thing. When you reap your … Continue reading Do this thing
You can tell a lot about people by how they handle money. Moses gave instructions as to how to deal with that most sensitive of areas. “When you lend your brother anything, you shall not go into his house to get his pledge. You shall stand outside, and the man to whom you lend shall … Continue reading No disrespect – money matters
Are you a person of your word? Moses gave the Israelites instructions concerning making vows, “When you make a vow to the LORD your God, be prompt in fulfilling whatever you promised Him. For the LORD your God demands that you promptly fulfil all your vows, or you will be guilty of sin. However, it … Continue reading A daily vow of praise
Sometimes people are put into quarantine, if they’ve been in contact with or contracted a communicable disease. This is done in order to maintain public health and to help to reduce the spread of certain highly contagious diseases and to reduce the effect that an outbreak might have on the community. That’s the physical side. … Continue reading Grace at work
How do you get on with your neighbours? Do you time your exit from the house each day so that you can avoid them? Do you wait until you hear their door slam shut before you open yours? Moses introduced the principle of neighbourhood watch to the Israelites, “If you see your fellow Israelite’s ox … Continue reading It’s your business