Category Archives: Promise

The Ivory Rose of Peace

One of the last planes to leave Paris before the Nazi invasion carried Francis Meilland’s most precious rose cutting. All he could do was hope it would survive. Four years passed before he learned what had happened to it. A … Continue reading

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Defining Faith

Many people find it difficult to define what faith really is, especially when they read Bible verses like the one where Jesus said: ‘All things are possible to those who believe.’ Some people assume this refers to mind over matter, … Continue reading

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Keep on Keeping on

I heard about a man who bought himself a hobby farm, which included a cow to provide fresh milk. Pretty soon the cow had run dry so he sought advice from a real farmer. He said he’d been very careful … Continue reading

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Alive in our Hearts

Anna Pavlova was probably the greatest ballerina of all time. But her most memorable performance took place after her death. She was to play the role she made famous, the Dying Swan, at the Apollo Theatre in London. Tragically, she … Continue reading

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Finding Our Song

Annie Chapman tells about a woman she found sitting sadly alone at the back of the church after everyone had left. She sat down next to her and the woman began to tell her story. Her oldest son suffered from … Continue reading

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Be Not Dismayed

J C Penney was a classic American success story. Starting with a tiny store in a small town, he built a retailing empire that stretched across the nation and made him a very wealthy man. However, years later he went … Continue reading

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Everything Prepared for your Arrival

I read about a man from Canada who left the frozen north for a holiday in the Florida Sun. His wife was due to follow him next day. When he got to his hotel he sent her an email. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Promise

In John Bunyan’s great parable of life, the Pilgrim’s Progress, there’s a point where Christian and Hopeful are captured by the Giant Despair, locked in the dungeons of Doubting Castle and beaten unmercifully. But at dawn on Sunday, after days … Continue reading

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