Hannah Blavins (England, United Kingdom)
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Samuel replied [to Saul]: “Does the Lord delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the Lord? To obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed is better than the fat of rams. - 1 Samuel 15:22 (NIV)
As I pushed my baby in his pram down the road, I prayed with each step. I was in the middle of another bout of anxiety and depression as a result of an illness I’d had for 11 years. While homebound and isolated from others for the previous two years,...
Today, in small things and in great, I will look for the ways God is calling me to obey.
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