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Good evening,  I am new to this site and really have no idea what I am doing.  I really just joined because I was feeling lonely and wanted to chat with someone. I am not particularly happy about needing to resort to an online platform but this seemed like an easy solution.  I just turned […]

The Alphabet Prayer

The Alphabet Prayer Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged with man. Now the story goes… A little shepherd boy was watching his sheep one Sunday morning and he heard the bells of the church ringing. And watching the people walk along the pasture where he was, he happened to […]

Keep your Fork

Keep your fork! There was a young woman who had been diagnosed with a terminal illness and had been given three months to live. So as she was getting her things ‘in order,’ she contacted her Pastor and had him come to her house to discuss certain aspects of her final wishes. She told him […]

Sir John Barrow

Sir John Barrow 1764-1848 From his humble beginnings in Ulverston, Sir John Barrow, naval administrator and traveller, went on to become the Second Secretary to the Admiralty charged with the running the British Navy. Here is the story of Ulverston’s most famous son. From Dragley Beck to China The son of a local tanner, Sir […]