Bite Sized Goals

Bite Sized Goals

Bite Sized Goals Finding a soul mate is no different in many ways to wanting a great job, or wanting to move to a nicer house or anything else we want in life that is significant. Achieving any of these things is helped if we set ourselves some goals. When it comes to...
Being Still by Sheila Jacobs

Being Still by Sheila Jacobs

Recently, I was spending some time with the Lord and I saw ‘a picture’. Sometimes God does speak to us in dreams, visions and ‘pictures’, and so I took notice of what I was ‘seeing’. I saw a pretty cottage at first. But then I noticed that someone had built a bus...
The Essential is Invisible

The Essential is Invisible

  For those of you who did any research into friends1st before you joined (you did do that didn’t you?!) you’ll probably be aware that I have been writing newsletters, blogs and archives for our members for a long time (well like 17 years now!). I guess a large part...
A lot like Eve by Joanna Jepson – Book review

A lot like Eve by Joanna Jepson – Book review

A Lot Like Eve by Joanna Jepson Joanna Jepson was born with a facial deformity that led to her being mercilessly bullied through childhood and adolescence whilst a strict evangelical upbringing imposed further challenges. Reconstructive facial surgery and a religious...
Moving On

Moving On

Moving On Earlier in the year, I began reading the stories of the Old Testament characters. There was Terah, Abraham’s dad, who ‘settled’ when he could have been moving on; Abraham, who believed God and stepped out into the unknown; Jacob, a real ‘a piece of work’ but...