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Inspire Ladies Day

Just a quick entry to remind you that tomorrow is the Inspire Regional Ladies day at Camberley hosted by the Beacon Church. 305 women are expected, but they still have a few places available - just turn up with £10 and a packed lunch! A few of us from Kerith are going...so if you're interested, get in touch either personally or through the Kerith reception (01344 862699).
I'm really looking forward to a day with friends. Bev is a great woman - sparkly eyes, full of faith and fun! She will lead us well tomorrow. Our friend Liz Green from Reading is also speaking. She is a great friend of mine. A holy, faith-filled woman, she challenges me to live wholeheartedly for God.
I've been thinking about Real 2011..beginning to plan and dream for next year's conference. There's something special about choosing to set aside a day. A day out of our generally busy, active days and weeks. A day to spend with other women, to worship, to hear from other godly women. It's about clearing a space in our week, our heart, our head. Clearing a space so that we can hear God.
As you look ahead to 2011, what would you like to do? Where would you like to go? Do you have any conferences you'd love to attend? Have you ever thought of a day and night away on a personal retreat? I've found that I can do some of those things if I start to think about them early enough, and if I plan it and get the dates in the diary.
We'll be starting to talk about Real 2011 soon - so in the next few weeks, when you buy a new diary or calendar, please write REAL against 1st and 2nd July - you won't regret it! And then take a look around and see what else you'd like to do - things that will do you good and help you to grow.

"God rewrote the text of my life when I opened the book of my heart to His eyes"
Psalm 18 (Message)
" God moments are not moments when God shows up. He is always there. God moments are those when we turn up" 
Mark Batterson

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