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What Are You Doing to Feed Yourself?

My Talk from the Unique Simply Word and Worship evening is now up on the Kerith website -You can listen here
One aspect of the evening was an encouragement for us to be feeding ourselves spiritually - giving the Bible "plenty of room in our lives". As part of this, I interviewed Sandra Austin, who talked about the Morph group that she is part of. She has written about Morph in some more detail on her blog, I think you'll be really interested to read more, so check it out here. I also interviewed Henriette, who told us about the group of young women she is a part of, who meet every Friday morning to delve a bit deeper into the Bible together.
Both these women challenged us to "do something" - so it made me wonder - what things are you doing / going to do to feed yourself?


My absolute priority commitment of time and money this year is to the Real Conference (of course!)
1st and 2nd July, £23 if booked before 1st May , with Speakers: Me (!) Rachel Hickson and  Liz Green. I'd love you to be there too! You can book here


One thing I'm also planning to do is go to the Hillsong Colour Conference in May. There's always cost involved - time, money and prioritising - but "choosing is one of the most spiritual things we do" (E McManus) and I want to make good choices that will bless my life and those around me! More about Colour and other great Conference recommendations next time!

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