Category Archives: Guidance

A lamp to my feet

Back in the dark days of the Cold War, Anatoli Shcharansky said goodbye to his wife as she left Russia for Israel. His parting words were: ‘I’ll see you soon in Jerusalem.’ But soon after he was detained and sent … Continue reading

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Love God, and do what you like

In one of those famous Charlie Brown cartoons Charlie stopped at Lucy’s psychiatric help stand and said: ‘My trouble is I never know if I’m doing the right thing. I need to have someone around who can tell me when … Continue reading

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Follow your compass

I read about an old sailor who repeatedly got lost at sea, so his friends gave him a compass. The next time he took his boat out, he followed their advice and took the compass too. But again he got … Continue reading

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If you want the light to come on…

Someone once told me about going into a telephone booth in America after dark and not being able to read the telephone directory because the light wasn’t on. Fortunately someone saw his predicament and said to him: ‘If you want … Continue reading

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Finding God in the Loneliest of Places

There’s a wonderful story in the Bible about a man named Jacob who had to leave home in a hurry to flee for his life. That first night he ended up at a lonely spot where he settled down miserable … Continue reading

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When the Path is a Person

I remember a missionary telling how he got lost in the African bush. Fortunately some villagers found him and sent one of their young men to guide him to where he was supposed to be. The two of them set … Continue reading

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‘You’re on your own now, buddy!’

I heard about an auto accessory store in America that sold a St Christopher statue that could be wired up to a car’s odometer. St Christopher, of course, is the patron saint of travellers, and this one promised to look … Continue reading

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