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#fridayfootprints are posts sent out every Friday. Each year has a different theme – for 2019 the theme is ‘Gardening with God’.

#fridayfootprints – Friday 16th August 2019

Everything has its time. Life has its seasons; Faith has its promise. If we can accept the one, then surely, we should accept the other. If, through our salvation, we will end in Heaven it does not matter through which … Continue reading

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#fridayfootprints – Friday 9th August 2019

Gardeners with God do not know when the Master Gardener is coming. Tending to the garden and all the tasks associated with this is not a luxury of our ‘Faith’, rather a necessity. If we have faith then we have … Continue reading

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#fridayfootprints – Friday 2nd August 2019

Our mouths are open, what are the words? Are there words or are we just sticking our tongues at the world or God? Where is the wisdom in what we say? Whilst the, ‘meditation of my heart shall be understanding’, … Continue reading

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#fridayfootprints – Friday 26th July2019

The most beautiful part of prayer is the ability to focus entirely on ‘Our Father’. It just so happens that for many of us, we find this focus very elusive due to all the ‘white noise’ in our lives and … Continue reading

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#fridayfootprints – Friday 19th July 2019

What is love? The answer to this would vary depending on who you asked, when you asked and sometimes, where you asked it. The teenager boyfriend/girlfriend pair will give you a different answer to the elderly couple. As will the … Continue reading

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#fridayfootprints – Friday 12th July 2019

Every part of being a gardener is focused on our training to be ‘Samaritans’. Gardening is about caring for plants and the environment and all that this entails. Every element of the work involved provides gardeners with the lessons required … Continue reading

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#fridayfootprints – Friday 5th July 2019

A drab green plant and an uninspiring spike; ‘do not be deceived …’ and ‘… sow to please the Spirit …’ (Gal 6:7,8) Look what happens! When the Master Gardener is at work, suddenly the deceptive spike bursts forth and … Continue reading

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#fridayfootprints – Friday 28th June 2019

Gardening with God often finds me on my knees in the garden, sometimes on my haunches and occasionally just walking around, yet my perspective of God is always within the boundaries of the things I see around me. Whilst I … Continue reading

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#fridayfootprints – Friday 21st June 2019

In a Wilderness winter garden as we reach the solstice, we raise our arms in celebration of the countdown to spring. Though the flowering plants are few and far between, here and there blossoms brave the dark side of the … Continue reading

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#fridayfootprints – Friday 14th June 2019

If there is one group of people that really grasp the concept of the Trinity, it should be gardeners! Evidence of a Triunal presence abounds in our cultivated (and natural) habitats. Just one glimpse of a flower and the ‘three … Continue reading

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