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Coughs, Colds and Connecting with God


Our children were ill on and off this last week with the cold/flu thing that everyone seems to have. This came to a head on Friday with all 3 ill and off school - aaggghhh!!! With 3 poorly children these last few days I feel like a mother bird dropping good things into their mouths as I administer pain relief, soothing drinks and favourite snacks (different for all 3). Then sort out squabbles between the 2 sharing the sofa bed etc. I've also been cough, cough, coughing myself!


In the midst of the mothering and busyness and stuff, I have a few things that I use to help me to connect with God right in the middle of my day.


One is that I have a daily email from
Encouraging words daily devotional for women
It does "what it says on the tin"with a few verses from the Bible and then some challenges and thoughts on how to apply it to my life.

Another is that I have some verses from the Bible printed out and stuck in places I visit often,
So I have some in my diary; and also in amongst the coffee and mugs in my kitchen cupboard!

I also download free podcasts of sermons and listen to them whilst I'm in the kitchen preparing a meal or washing up. Favourite ones at the moment are by Lisa Bevere, Erwin McManus, Mark Driscoll, Brian and Bobbie Houston.

It's ALL GOOD and helps me to connect with God throughout my day- and it's TRUTH I need and want for my life.
Hope that helps! x
Psalm 119
"I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin
against you ." v 11
"Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path" v 105

Comments

Anonymous said…
hi catrina...i hear that simon is now down with the colds ...coughs and flu stuff...oh dear...but hopefully it will all be gone by christmas...only dont you go down with it then.!!!!

the link you posted for the devotional words for women??? doesnt go anywhere when i click...is it the right link or is it just my computer??

is there a future for "no difference" do you think ??

irene m
Catrina said…
Hi Irene
Sorry I must have made a mistake with my link - should work ok now :)
Catrina x
Anonymous said…
thanks catrina..have made the link...
irene m
Anonymous said…
Ah the link didn't work for me either, I will try it again.

Sue

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