Posts by A Jesus Follower

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by A Jesus Follower

Like many holidays and festivals, the origins of Mothers day (or mothering Sunday) were based in the Catholic and Anglican church calendar.  It actually wasn’t about mothers at all. In the 16th century it was a day where everyone returned to their ‘Mother’ church where they had been baptised and worshipped there with their family.  […]

The Simple Truth

by A Jesus Follower

Sometimes it’s hard to know what’s the truth…these words kept going through my head. She sat there staring out the window, her little girl playing on the floor beside her. I stood there watching this young mum who was so deep in thought. She’d been telling me of a conversation she’d had with another Christian…it […]

Real Love

by A Jesus Follower

I’ve been thinking. Recently I’ve heard that a Christian leader I highly respect was leading a forum on ‘The Christian response to Terrorism’. While I’d really like to hear that discussion, I began to think about my own attitude. Oh, I pray for our country that we will be protected from such attacks…for the wider […]

Yes, No or Wait

by A Jesus Follower

I’ve been thinking… As I grabbed my keys and picked up my handbag to race out the door, I flipped over my daily calendar and the comment for the day was, ‘God always answers our prayer with a yes, no or wait a while’. I thought, ‘Mmmm I don’t think I’ve heard those words when […]