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REST AND PEACE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE BUSYNESS OF LIFE

Dublin Camping 2011 231Have you ever relaxed and enjoyed the peace in Botanic Gardens, Belfast or Phoenix, Park Dublin?During the summer the family and I pitched our tent in Camac Valley Camp Site .The site is beside Corkagh Park with its fishing lakes,flower garden,open farm,cricket  pitch and walks among the trees and green fields.A place to chill out,relax,wind down in the peace and tranquillity.Yet this park is right beside the busy M50 surrounded by Tallagh and Clonakin. I never noticed or realised the noise of the traffic until at night in the dark or when I closed my eyes it briefly grabbed my attention.This taught me a lesson – you can experience calmness and peace in the middle of the busyness of life.Rest when surrounded by restlessness. Continue reading REST AND PEACE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE BUSYNESS OF LIFE

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Who do you trust when facing trials,trouble or lack? Jeremiah 17:9,10

Israel and Judah when facing famine and an invading army turned from trusting God to relying on the help of Egypt and the Assyrians.They turned from the fountain of life to the rivers of Egypt and Assyria.Jer.2.When we face trials,trouble or lack do we depend on God or rely on man? In a spiritual wilderness do we seek out a prophet,a great teacher or our pastor before we seek God the Fountain of life?In a financial famine do we put our hope in a good employer or generous bank?What about God as our Provider and the wisdom of His Word in handling our money?When you trust God you will not fear when the heat comes on nor be anxious in the year of drought. Continue reading Who do you trust when facing trials,trouble or lack? Jeremiah 17:9,10