Author name: lynwake

BE-neath!

For much of Australia, summer looked and smelled very different this year. The devastating bushfires, that charred nearly 20 million hectares of forest, blanketed several of our states in choking smoke for weeks. Even though we were holidaying hours away from the main fires, our community endured many days where the atmosphere in our normally …

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BE You!

Spectacular Seaspray Sunset – December 2019 There is a deadly lie out there and it’s viciously spreading like wildfire. We have all heard it. The convincingly loud voice that claims, through various media, that we can do anything we want to do and be anything we want to BE… But the reality is that each …

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BE Miracle Makers!

Many years ago I travelled as a tourist to Northern India. It was my very first trip overseas and it was filled with a variety of sights, sounds, smells and flavours. While it was enjoyable, something was missing. Just a year or so later, my new husband and I travelled to the Pacific on our …

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BE Loyal Companions!

I have never written a tribute for an animal before. But our Chala was no ordinary pet… no run-of-the-mill dog. Chala was special and we have learned much from our Loyal Companion… During the time our Bethany was sick, we made application for a ‘Companion Dog’ – a highly trained animal who would be able …

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BE Givers!

  Edited REPOST from March 2017 Bethany was such a giver! We look back with pleasure and remember the times when, as a small girl, she literally emptied her little purse for those in need. We also recall, with lumps in our throats, the generous way she kept giving throughout her illness as a teenager. …

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BE Fed!

They say that we are what we eat! I am convinced this principle applies to our entire being. Our bodies, minds and spirits are all hungry for wholesome nourishment. But even as I know this, I am aware of my tendency to get lazy and I forget to intentionally feed my whole self with life-giving …

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BE Adventurous Pilgrims

  We have just experienced the privilege of taking an adventurous pilgrimage to the Holy Land… After 30 years of dreaming together, this was a privilege made possible through the generosity of precious partners in ministry who share our passion for Christ and value sabbath rest. After 30 years of walking together in marriage, this …

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