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The Hope That Holds Me - Rebekah’s Story

The Hope That Holds Me – Rebekah’s Story

From an early age, my dreams for the future involved two things; marriage and motherhood. As the third eldest child of ten, I grew up with strong maternal instincts and plenty of opportunity to practice my parenting skills. At five years of age, I made the decision to follow Jesus, after responding to an altar call given by my father, at the church he pastored in Launceston, Ta....

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Don’s Story – The Good Farmer

Don’s Story – The Good Farmer

Donald Keith Grey was born 12 January 1930; the same year as Neil Armstrong, Warren Buffet and Clint Eastwood. It was big year for heroes. He may not have walked on the moon, become a billionaire or ever said ‘Go ahead punk, make my day’ but in the eyes of our family, Uncle Don was the biggest hero of them all. The eldest child of Keith and Edith Grey, he was joined by 5 si....

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This is Real Love - Caroline’s Story

This is Real Love – Caroline’s Story

I grew up with a brother and sister on a farm in country New South Wales. It was a very simple life. We lived off the land. My dad had been a shearer but after we were born he got a job at the local timber mill and mum stayed at home to raise us. My mum didn’t have much of an education and never learned to drive a car. Although we didn’t have much, country …....

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The Promised Land – Janet’s Story

The Promised Land – Janet’s Story

This is story about a journey filled with giants and a promise. This is the story of my brave heart boy called Caleb, our little family and our very big God. It all started back in 2001. My husband rang a very pregnant me and said ‘God just told me that we are meant to call our baby Caleb.’ I didn’t love the name at first, but told my husband I would think and pray &helli....

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Reality Bites - Joni's Story

Reality Bites – Joni’s Story

When I was a kid I thought I knew exactly how my life would pan out. I’d have a happy marriage, beautiful kids, a nice house and I’d be permanently skinny and tanned. Just like the TV ad families. When I got married just after I turned 18, I was sure that I was on-track to having the life I’d planned. And 15 months later, when a bubbly blonde little girl made us a family ....

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