Articles by Adele Richards

Why I Don't Go To Football Matches by Adele Richards
I love football. ‘The beautiful game’ they call it in England: that’s where I’m from. Football saved my life, and...
Ransomed by Adele Richards
I’m watching a scene in a warehouse: long abandoned and bleak as an episode of 24. Concrete grey shadows loom long and...
I Put My Hope In All The Wrong Places by Adele Richards
I’m sorry now, that I put my hope in all the wrong places. I didn’t realise hope - that butterfly with gold-dusted...
My Comfort Blanket by Adele Richards
Jun 2014
Freedom from false comfort.Where do you turn when the chips are down? To a bowl of chips? To a friend? To a book or...
A Room With a View by Adele Richards
May 2014
Why it’s important to see in the Spirit.So here’s my question: what do you see when you look out of your window...
What You Looking At? by Adele Richards
Feb 2014
Why giving God our focused attention is vital.“And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our...
Good News for 2014 by Adele Richards
Jan 2014
Blessings and declarations that 2014 holds for you. What better way to start off the New Year than by me dumping a ton...
How to Survive Christmas | A Six Step Guide by Adele Richards
Dec 2013
Six simple steps on how to keep your heart alive this Christmas. “See to it that no one falls short of the grace of God...
Awesome Holy Spirit by Adele Richards
Dec 2013
A who's who of our best friend and counselor. What do you think of when you hear people talk about the Holy Spirit? A...
You Can’t Hurry Love (or small children) by Adele Richards
Nov 2013
One of the most delightful and frustrating things about small children is how entirely they enter into the present...
Friendly Fire by Adele Richards
Oct 2013
How to handle it when those you love the most, treat you the worst.Someone once said that we (the church) are the only...
How to Avoid Falling into Fear by Adele Richards
Sep 2013
Fear is a bit of a drama queen. It likes to make things appear much worse than they are. And if they are, in reality,...
How to Tell if you have a Savior Complex | A Short Quiz by Adele Richards
Aug 2013
How do we manage over-responsibility and other people's burdens?I suspect Christian circles are rather rife with savior...

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