Share Your World ~ January 23 2018 #SYW

This entry is part 15 of the series Share Your World

Share Your World:

This week has been a real mixed bag of emotions. Here are my responses to the questions posed by Cee Neuer. If you’re interested in knowing more about this challenge which right now has 7,952 followers, click on the title above.

SC: Sad start to the morning:

I’m starting on a sad note today by answering a question not asked. We’ve just returned from the vet where we said goodbye to our little old lady, Zoe, who has been part of our family for many years. People who don’t love animals (are there really people like that?) wouldn’t understand, but I know if you are a pet-lover you will.

Zoe was, and always will be, a part of our lives and hearts, and our home is so empty without her. It was time. We knew that. She was very old (18), was almost blind, had hardly any hearing, and over the last couple of days had become increasingly disorientated. Last night she tried to get into my bedside cupboard on the opposite side of the room to her bed. So it was the right and fair thing to do. But right now, it’s hard to ignore the glaring emptiness in her bed beside my computer.  (It will go later today, but right now all the bedding is in the washing machine.
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Does God Speak Today? Part I

Inspiration2Does God Speak Today?

I have often been asked this question.

Incredibly, the Christian Church is divided on this issue. Many Christians believe that we should seek God’s guidance on every subject, be it whether we should go to the shops today, or what we should put on our bread for lunch. Others believe all the guidance we need is already in the Bible. If it’s not there, we’re not meant to know it. Still others take a middle-of-the-road position. read more

Does God Speak Today? Part III

Inspiration2For the  first 7 points of this article, click on Part 1 and Part II

8. God speaks to us today through His Spirit.

When we make a commitment of our lives to Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit comes to live in us (John 14:17). The Spirit speaks into our hearts in many ways. Sometimes it may be like a “still, small voice”, other times He nudges us through our conscience.

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