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It’s time to let it go

It’s time to let it go 2560 2313 Hope City Church

Recently I found myself tidying the dreaded accessories drawer. It took me an hour just to untangle one knot from a necklace that I hadn’t put away properly. Whilst I was doing this impatiently, my daughter said, “Don’t worry mum, let me help you!” As a parent of a toddler,…

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Remember where we’re going

Remember where we’re going 2560 1706 Hope City Church

I remember four years ago the first time I took a plane to South Africa. The first leg of the journey was 4 hours from Manchester to Istanbul, followed by 8 hours from Istanbul to Durban. Halfway through that second flight, it was the middle of the night and yet…

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A focus that lifts us

A focus that lifts us 1707 2560 Hope City Church

Recently, to hear of one very tired and anxious nurse tell my friend that she is ‘not ok’, struck me as an echo from so many who are working on the frontline. We’ve heard this time and time again. It’s one thing to step up in a crisis that you…

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The battle and beauty of sleep

The battle and beauty of sleep 1707 2560 Hope City Church

Psalm 3:3-5⁠ But you, Lord, are a shield around me, my glory, the One who lifts my head high. I call out to the Lord, and he answers me from his holy mountain. I lie down and sleep; I wake again, because the Lord sustains me.⁠ ⁠ I do love…

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