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My lover speaks to me. Come then, my love; my darling, come with me. The winter is over; the rains have stopped; in the countryside the flowers are in bloom. This is the time for singing; the song of doves is heard in the fields. Figs are beginning to ripen; the air is fragrant with blossoming vines. Come then, my...

The secret [of the sweet, satisfying companionship] of the Lord have they who fear (revere and worship) Him, and He will show them His covenant and reveal to them its [deep, inner] meaning. Psalm 25 v 14 (Amplified Bible Classic edition) Comment: God has secrets to share with us. Why are they secret? Because they are hidden: not obvious. As...

Can anyone hide from me in a secret place? Am I not everywhere in all the heavens and earth?” says the LORD. Jeremiah 23v 24 Comment: The news story of the moment is about secret bank accounts and possible tax evasion. Journalists are like a disturbed hornets’ nest. “Woe betide” those they can expose! As couples we are committed to healthy...

Yet I still dare to hope when I remember this: The faithful love of the LORD never ends! His mercies never cease. Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning.  Lam 3:21- 23 Comment Last week I left my rucksack getting off the train in Nottingham. I was helping my daughter off the train with pram and tiny...

Though we stumble, we shall not fall headlong, for the LORD holds us by the hand. Psalm 37:24 New RSV If he stumbles, he’s not down for long; GOD has a grip on his hand. Psalm 37:24 MSG Comment Are we a couple who agonise over decisions? OR perhaps we are impulsive? What if we take a wrong turning? Will our...