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let yourself be brought closer to God by your youngers

let yourself be brought closer to God by your youngers

when Jesus responded to┬áthe political question his disciples put to him, he didn’t answer first with words, but called a child over to stand in their midst as an example of what they should aspire to, when they think of ‘the kingdom’, or as we call it as Unificationists, Cheon Il Guk. I was speaking […]

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ipod touch

stepping back and getting involved

sitting on the sofa preparing for Sunday and a new week, and a message, and finally much later than intended, the house is quiet. Taking some time to think of all the demands, or expressed desires of the children that have been presented to me over the course of this evening, and reflecting on how […]

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eddie on piano

eddie, 6yrs, playing yankee doodle, first time performing

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a grandfather’s love

a grandfather’s love

Damon was 10 a couple of weeks ago and my father wrote some verse as he does for all the family members when their birthday comes along. I told him he is getting better with age as some people do, and when he winds up his business he could always approach Hallmark for a contract. […]

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to be a loving parent…

to be a loving parent…

Our Divine Principle scripture teaches that we should mature our own heart by connecting to God’s love. This is how we prepare for nurturing the hearts of our children or those who are influenced by us. Here is a profound STORY for all of us, sometimes angry parents, to be careful how we treat our […]

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a few days in a welsh wilderness

a few days in a welsh wilderness

It has been good to get away for a few days and especially to spend time with my parents. We spent 3 nights together right up in Snowdonia National Park. True Father is right when he talks about the strength of 3 generations living and being together. Good to get the boys off the TV […]

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a few days in a welsh wilderness

a few days in a welsh wilderness

It has been good to get away for a few days and especially to spend time with my parents. We spent 3 nights together right up in Snowdonia National Park. True Father is right when he talks about the strength of 3 generations living and being together. Good to get the boys off the TV […]

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She IS a girl

She IS a girl

A few snap shots of something very special in my life. Last Saturday (20th March) at 1.20am Chieko gave birth to a baby girl. Babies tend to look a bit odd when they first come into this world, and it’s not surprising that after having been squeezed out their faces tend to be squashed. Not […]

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tapping into God’s dream: watch the video

tapping into God’s dream: watch the video

I just got given a serious dose of inspiration, a taste of something special: I went for 4 nights to a scout camp site last week with my family to join the South London Summer Camp. Didn’t feel very sociable when I arrived, but by the end I was waking up at the crack of […]

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True Parents are arriving in Europe Friday 17th July and my reflections on being a parent.

True Parents are arriving in Europe Friday 17th July and my reflections on being a parent.

Just heard this morning from our FFWPU European Office that True Parents* will be arriving a few days early before the Peace Cup with Real Madrid etc. I went over to Livingstone House to meet with Rev and Mrs Song and others to discuss the preparations. The plan is that initially before they arrive to […]

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