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by Joyce
Tue Nov 12, 2013 9:39 pm
Forum: Prayer
Topic: 8 year old Sam
Replies: 107
Views: 41472

8 year old Sam

Great news. Thanks be to God !

:votive2: :votive1: :minicandle: For continued improvement and progress.
by Joyce
Tue Nov 12, 2013 5:35 pm
Forum: Prayer
Topic: Light a candle
Replies: 5001
Views: 1034125

Light a candle

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by Joyce
Fri Nov 08, 2013 11:20 pm
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: Hello and research survey request!
Replies: 8
Views: 2371

Hello and research survey request!

One of the best thought-out set of questions I've come across on this topic.
Hope the research goes well for you, Kirby.
by Joyce
Thu Nov 07, 2013 8:16 pm
Forum: Prayer
Topic: For Linda (My Wife)
Replies: 121
Views: 38752

For Linda (My Wife)

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For you both to find encouragement and strength.
by Joyce
Wed Oct 30, 2013 11:13 am
Forum: Prayer
Topic: For Linda (My Wife)
Replies: 121
Views: 38752

For Linda (My Wife)

I'm a bit confused by the Benefits bit : it's not that long since I left work and there weren't tick boxes to claim Sickness Benefit then. If anybody was too ill to go to work the GP - or ward sister if in hospital - signed a certificate and the only tick boxes were for the signer to say when he/she...
by Joyce
Wed Oct 30, 2013 10:56 am
Forum: The Deep End
Topic: Baptism or Christening?
Replies: 9
Views: 4597

Baptism or Christening?

Coronation is the other sacrament. We tend to forget to mention it because it's been a long time since the last one and could still be a decade and a half or more before the next,God willing.It's extremely serious and the breaking of the oath has led to unpleasant consequences in the country for kIn...
by Joyce
Tue Oct 29, 2013 9:28 am
Forum: Prayer
Topic: For Linda (My Wife)
Replies: 121
Views: 38752

For Linda (My Wife)

Caroline wrote:For strength, peace, and healing :votive2: :votive1: :votive2:
Amen
by Joyce
Fri Oct 25, 2013 8:22 pm
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: Friday Social Gathering
Replies: 300
Views: 89595

Friday Social Gathering

Funny : I got in OK at 7.45 pm so it was working earlier.However, it wouldn't let me back in at 8pm. It's 8.20 pm now. Still trying......
by Joyce
Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:03 pm
Forum: The Deep End
Topic: Should Scripture be our only life guide?
Replies: 6
Views: 3697

Should Scripture be our only life guide?

I like the idea of a quadrilateral ! The sides don't have to be of similar length, unlike the legs of a stool.

Experience is a tremendous support when faith wobbles or one queries one's call.
by Joyce
Wed Oct 23, 2013 6:13 pm
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: lessons from life
Replies: 7
Views: 2715

lessons from life

Of course, when things have gone wrong, all this seems strangely elusive. So I think there is also something here about being able to forgive the idiot who got us into this mess... :wink: Or, to misquote Dorothy L. Sayers a little : "It gets things over somewhat quicker, If you blame them on the vi...
by Joyce
Tue Oct 22, 2013 8:40 pm
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: Thanksgiving
Replies: 9
Views: 2673

Thanksgiving

Beth, I think all you say about learning is true. Frame of mind matters immensely. It reminds me of the thanksgiving hymn, For the Beauty of the Earth, that includes the line, ' For the mystic harmony,linking sense to sound and sight,'. Yes, once something is learned we can forget it if we don't pra...
by Joyce
Mon Oct 21, 2013 11:24 pm
Forum: The Deep End
Topic: Should Scripture be our only life guide?
Replies: 6
Views: 3697

Should Scripture be our only life guide?

I don't go along with the concept of the three-legged stool myself. All three legs are essential to Anglicanism but they are unequal and therefore could not function as something to sit or stand on. Yes, Scripture is God-breathed,as Timothy was assured, but the New Testament wasn't Scripture at the ...
by Joyce
Sun Oct 20, 2013 3:40 pm
Forum: Prayer
Topic: Family friends
Replies: 9
Views: 4327

Family friends

May she rest in peace and rise in glory.

:votive2: :votive1: :minicandle: For the bereaved.
by Joyce
Sun Oct 20, 2013 3:38 pm
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: lessons from life
Replies: 7
Views: 2715

lessons from life

Welcome, Reader ! Good to have you with us,especially if you can tell such interesting cautionary tales. :biggrin: You're right, Rolyn. First century Judeans generally didn't stray far from sources of food and fuel. I had to look up what Jesus said on The Mount in order to remind myself whether Jesu...
by Joyce
Sat Oct 19, 2013 5:28 pm
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: Thanksgiving
Replies: 9
Views: 2673

Thanksgiving

Don't worry, Beth. Some people are not born linguists, just as some peeople are not born mathematicians. I was certainly not a born artist nor yet a sportswoman. Although we tend to believe that we need to learn things while we are young, it's not necessarily true. Many aspects of the world around u...
by Joyce
Fri Oct 18, 2013 8:02 pm
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: Thanksgiving
Replies: 9
Views: 2673

Thanksgiving

*giggle* (Not sure how to apostrophize these complicated sentences). The answer is - you don't. No apostrophes were necessary. An apostrophe in English is not used unless letters have been missed out or if something or someone owns the next word,in which case you can add an s to the owner or owners...
by Joyce
Thu Oct 17, 2013 8:55 pm
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: Thanksgiving
Replies: 9
Views: 2673

Thanksgiving

I didn't know Beth wasn't your real name.
Fancy that. You can PM me with it here or use one of my email addresses or chat if we don't get into the i-church cafe tomorrow.
by Joyce
Wed Oct 16, 2013 8:36 pm
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: Thanksgiving
Replies: 9
Views: 2673

Thanksgiving

I've joined. I wasn't asked for a username, just my 'first' and 'last' names so I'm there under my own name I imagine, if you want to follow me. I like harvest festivals at schools and churches. Since in this country we have Thanksgiving services for people who've died, if we were to have a national...
by Joyce
Sun Oct 13, 2013 3:57 am
Forum: Prayer
Topic: For Linda (My Wife)
Replies: 121
Views: 38752

For Linda (My Wife)

For improvement and for more efficient treatment in future

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by Joyce
Fri Oct 11, 2013 1:30 am
Forum: Prayer
Topic: Light a candle
Replies: 5001
Views: 1034125

Light a candle

hench1 wrote:Difficult few days ahead... Lord stay close.

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by Joyce
Thu Oct 10, 2013 11:22 am
Forum: Prayer
Topic: Prayers needed for the US Congress
Replies: 14
Views: 5389

Prayers needed for the US Congress

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by Joyce
Tue Oct 01, 2013 11:45 am
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: By way of introduction
Replies: 23
Views: 6094

By way of introduction

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For Linda and Phil.
For no pain.
For everyone involved.
by Joyce
Tue Oct 01, 2013 12:40 am
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: New Here
Replies: 11
Views: 2897

New Here

Welcome,Todd.
:bye:
by Joyce
Mon Sep 30, 2013 5:13 pm
Forum: The Deep End
Topic: God's Will
Replies: 14
Views: 7600

God's Will

I've been thinking about this since it was posted. I believe that although we hear or feel the Will of God it is sometimes up to us to see that it is done. There is a world all around us into which we have to fit. If we are not willing to operate the right way, God's will can be frustrated. For inst...
by Joyce
Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:27 pm
Forum: A Place to Talk
Topic: Random thought of the day
Replies: 6
Views: 1780

Random thought of the day

An example of a change of usage that seems to have stuck is 'their' instead of 'his or her' and 'them' instead of 'him or her'. Official forms now have boxes for 'you' and 'them' where 'them' refers to one person. (I'm afraid I cross out 'you' and put 'me' or 'I' in its place.) An email from a local...